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75th Scripps College Ceramic Annual

Paul Soldner, Wall Piece, 1982, 4 1/4 x 18 x 31 in., Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marer, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

For its 75th anniversary, the Ceramic Annual exhibition will feature the best of the collection.

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Doug Humble: Smashing Cups

Photo by Susan Einstein Douglas Humble Untitled (Broken Cups and Saucers), n.d. Porcelain 4 5/8 x 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marer Scripps College, Claremont, CA In a recent interview, Douglas Humble described his artistic processes as freeform and spontaneous: “I like to work with the material and […]

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Tues., Oct. 16: John Mason一Scale & Process in Sculpture Presentation

John Mason, Untitled (Firebrick Installation), 1973, Photo by the artist, John Mason Archives

Edward Cella, director, Edward Cella Art & Architecture, will speak on John Mason’s work, in conjunction with the current Mason exhibit at the Williamson.

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John Mason: Meditation on Material

John Mason, Untitled (Firebrick Installation), 1973, Photo by the artist, John Mason Archives

John Mason, one of the greatest ceramic artists of the mid-20th century, was a visionary in his work with clay and space. These aspects of his work are the focus of this exhibition.

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74th Ceramic Annual: Stories Without Borders

The 74th Ceramic Annual focuses on artists whose work speaks about multicultural backgrounds and a sense of belonging.

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74th Ceramic Annual: Stories Without Borders

The 74th Ceramic Annual focuses on artists whose work speaks about multicultural backgrounds and a sense of belonging.

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74th Ceramic Annual: Stories Without Borders

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The 74th Ceramic Annual focuses on artists whose work speaks about multicultural backgrounds and a sense of belonging.

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Highlights of the Collection: Marilyn Levine, F.M. Case

Marilyn Levine, F.M. Case, 1981, stoneware, glazed, 4 3/4 in. x 9 3/8 in. x 8 in., gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marer, Scripps College

Ceramicist Marilyn Levine and stand-up comedian George Carlin both imbued their art with a working class humor.

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Electoral College: SCC Votes on Additions to Collections

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SCC members voted to include new works in photography, ceramics (17th c. and 18th c. Japanese and modern) and sculpture to the College’s collection of artworks.

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Highlights of the Collection: Vaea Marx, Plate

Vaea Marx, Plate, 1966, Stoneware, 15 x15 x2 ¾ in., Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marer, Scripps College

A member of the French Resistance in WWII and later a cowboy in Australia, Marx studied ceramics in Japan and had a significant impact on the mid-20th century movement to take clay into the arena of fine art.

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