Though primarily known as a sculptor, Elizabeth Catlett has also created a significant body of work as a printmaker. Madonna (1982) is a lithograph print, a reproduction technique in which the artist first creates an image on fine-grained sandstone (or aluminum plate) with a grease-based implement such as a pencil, crayon or wash. Via a […]
Ken Gonzales-Day’s Searching for California’s Hang Trees series enriches the viewer’s understanding of the history of racial violence in America.
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September 16, Margaret Mathews-Berenson, independent curator, art advisor, critic, and educator, discusses “Nature and the Environment: Preserving Experiences in Hybrid Prints.” This presentation is free of charge and open to the public. Tuesday Noon Academy Presentations Hampton Room, Malott Commons, 12-1 p.m. For details call Karen Fagan at (909) 607-8507. Partially funded by the Ames and […]
This juxtaposition of man-made objects to the natural world displaces the viewer’s focus away from the natural elements to the manmade, ultimately creating a sense of balance. Kenna continues to baffle the viewer through his interesting use of perspective.
Initiated in the wake of Los Angeles’ civil unrest in 1992, the Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Internship Program seeks to increase diversity within the staffs of museums and visual arts organizations by offering paid internships to students of diverse backgrounds who either live or attend college in Los Angeles County. At Scripps, that mission is carried […]
Macko came to a new understanding of the life cycle as a continuous process, rather than a series of discrete stages. Macko’s work encourages the viewer to join in this realization—to stop looking at childhood, youth, adulthood, and old age as separate phases, and to instead see the beautiful and surprising ways life’s phases overlap.
Featured in this exhibition will be a rich array of woodblock prints by many of Japan’s leading artists on The Tale of Genji, which was written over 1,000 years ago by the Japanese court lady Murasaki Shikibu, and which has proven to be a great influence on Japanese culture.
Accompanying the African American Visions exhibition is a catalog, which highlights works from the exhibition that are paired with short essays on the works, in large part written by the faculty of Scripps. An excerpt from the catalog on a recent gift to Scripps College follows.
In honor of Dr. Samella Lewis, Professor Emerita of Scripps College, this exhibition featured works from the Samella Lewis Contemporary Art Collection at Scripps College and the personal collection of Samella Lewis. It focused on images by African American artists and other artists who address the African American experience.