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World Bridge Lecture, March 24: 19 c. Japanese Artists’ Gardens

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Intriguing presentations on Asian art collections in America are the focus of these lectures.

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Highlights of the Collection: Kirk Pederson, Central Avenue

Kirk Pederson, Central Avenue, 1987, Acrylic on canvas, 60 in. x 98 in. x 4 in., Gift of Victoria and Dorn Dean, Scripps College

Photographer Kirk Pederson uses realism to as a tool to bring his works into the realm of abstraction.

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Barbara Morgan, Letter to the World

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In 1936, Barbara Morgan, joined creative forces with the modern dance choreographer Martha Graham to create a series of photographs that would redefine their respective disciplines. Born in Buffalo, Kansas on July 8, 1900, Morgan went on to study fine arts at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). The university’s curriculum, focusing on early […]

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The Floating World of Video Games

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Ukiyo-e and video games both went through a similar artistic evolution. Like ukiyo-e, video games have grown in cultural value.

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Highlights of the Collection: Graciela Iturbide, Jaipur, India

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Photographer Graciela Iturbide records the surreal and the spiritual in her work.

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Highlights of the Collection: Hertel, Cats on the Sink

Susan Lautmann Hertel, Cats on the Sink, 1975, Oil on canvas, 40 in. x 62 in., Gift of James Strombotne, Scripps College

Susan Hertel’s work in paintings, mosaic design, and drawings, echoes her deep affinity for animals.

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Leonard Freed, Visitor to the Pompidou

Visitor to the Pompidou

Leonard Freed Visitor to the Pompidou Center looking at art installation, Paris, France, 1977 Gelatin silver print Scripps College, Gift of Sally Strauss and Andrew E. Tomback Though Freed predominantly focused on documenting urban life in New York, his photographic journeys occasionally took him into Europe. This image depicts an excursion to the Pompidou Center […]

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Collective Bargaining: SCC Votes to Add to Scripps Collection

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SCC members voted to include photography, prints, a Japanese theater costume, ceramics and artists’ books to the College’s collection of artworks.

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More Ideas about Art: Winter and Spring Talks Hosted by the Williamson

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Intriguing presentations, on a variety topics, await you!

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Conserving Works of the Ming and Qing Dynasties

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Rare and valuable Chinese paintings from the 16th through 19th centuries are being conserved and used for teaching and exhibitions at Scripps.

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