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At the Clark: Michael Childers – Portraits of Artists

Michael Childers, Andy Warhol Closeup, 1976, gelatin silver print, 14 x 11 in., Scripps College Andy Warhol, Clint Eastwood, Ray Bradbury, Mae West–the upcoming exhibit, Actors, Artists, and Authors: The Portraits of Michael Childers, at Scripps College showcases works by the photographer of the creative elite. Combining pieces from the Scripps College collection and works […]

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Revolution & Ritual: Three Mexican Women Artists

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Revolution and Ritual: The Photographs of Sara Castrejón, Graciela Iturbide and Tatiana Parcero Aug. 26, 2017 to Jan. 7, 2018 Events, Saturday, September 9, 2017 Opening reception: 7-9 pm at the Williamson Gallery Panel Discussion with the Writers: 1-2 pm at the Clark Humanities Museum Tea: 2-3 p.m. at the Margaret Fowler Garden Panel Discussion […]

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Highlights of the Collection: Hurrell’s Marlene Dietrich

Dietrich

Hurrell, the master of the glamor shot, worked with Dietrich to create a portrait that incorporates contributions from both.

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The Landscape of Injustice: Ansel Adams and Manzanar

Ansel Adams,
Manzanar Street Scene, Spring, 1943,
Gelatin silver print,
Reprinted from Library of Congress

Ansel Adams extended his vision of American identity to the interned Japanese-Americans, arguing that they were born free and equal.

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Barbara Morgan, Letter to the World

Barbara Morgan

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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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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The Big Picture: Photographs and Archives of Aperture Cofounder Go to Scripps

EWeston at Rialite
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Ansel Adams Museum Set: Stunning Addition to the Scripps Collection

V.4 Adams, Winter Sunrise

Between 1978 and his death in 1984, Ansel Adams created a special inventory of photographic prints of the pieces he considered to be his finest and most iconic. One of these sets has found a home at Scripps.

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Focus on Photographs: Building a Collection at Scripps

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Focus on Photographs: Building Photograph Collections at Scripps features some of the finest photographs in the Scripps Collection.

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Lessons Learned in London

As Aleedra mentioned, today is officially the last day of the RCWG summer internships. However, I’ll be here for another week, because last week I had the amazing opportunity to travel to London.The purpose of my 9-day trip was a summer course at the Courtauld Institute of Art entitled “Artists’ Materials: Invention and Innovation.” The […]

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