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Baltermants, Trial of a Bourgeois Landowner, Vietnam

Dmitri Baltermants, 1955, Trial of a Bourgeois Landowner, Vietnam, 1955, gelatin silver print, 11 x 14 in., Gift of Sally Strauss Strauss and Andrew E. Tomback, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

In his photograph, “Trial of a Bourgeois Landowner, Vietnam,” Baltermants captures the aura of a temporary court in Communist Vietnam.

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Claes Oldenburg, 1965 by Ken Heyman

Oldenburg appears deceptively serious as he faces the viewer and deadpans into the camera.

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Salt and Silver: Early Photography 1840-1860

William Henry Fox Talbot, Nelson’s Column Under Construction, Trafalgar Square, April 1844, salted paper print from paper negative, courtesy of the Wilson Centre for Photography

This exhibition offers a singular opportunity to see some of the rarest and best early salt print photographs in the world.

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The Highlights of the Collection: Jacques Lowe

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With “Walter Kerr during first-night intermission,” Jacques Lowe captures at once Kerr’s unpretentiousness and authoritativeness at the height of his influence in the mid-fifties.

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Highlights of the Collection: Letter to the World

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Photographer Barbara Morgan translates the brilliance of Martha Graham into a black-and-white image.

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Ansel Adams, “Winnowing Grain”

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“Winnowing Grain, Taos Pueblo, New Mexico,” reflects photographer Ansel Adams’ interest in ancient cultures.

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Revolution & Ritual Celebrates 3 Woman Photographers

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Revolution and Ritual looks at the work of three photographers who explore and transform notions of Mexican identity.

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Highlights of the Collection: Berenice Abbott, Murray Hill Hotel

Murray Hill Hotel’s composition seems indebted to modernist photography of the period.

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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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Highlights of the Collection: Ansel Adams, Winter Sunrise

Ansel Adams, Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada, from Lone Pine, California, c. 1944, 14 3/4 x 19 in., gelatin silver print, gift of Virginia Adams, Scripps College

Ansel Adams woke before dawn for five days in order to capture the key moment of sunrise over the Sierra.

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