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Guanyin and the Filial Parrot: An Emperor’s Golden Offering

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Visit the vaults with our keepers of the collection. The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery stewards a rich array of art at Scripps College, and we want to bring you behind-the-scenes. Explore our treasures!

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Maya Angelou Joins Our Samella Lewis Contemporary Art Collection

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  In 2007, Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Director of the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Mary MacNaughton ’70, artist Alison Saar ’78, and Professor Emerita Susan Rankaitis, created the Samella Lewis Contemporary Art Collection. The collection was formed in honor of Dr. Lewis’ seminal career as an esteemed artist, curator and art historian, visionary museum founder, and celebrated […]

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Marielle Epstein ’18

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Marielle Epstein ’18 is Department Coordinator for the Couture and Luxury Accessories and Asian Works of Art departments at Hindman Auctions. “My role enables me to engage hands-on with amazing objects and their markets, and I am so pleased that the foundation I built at Scripps is so closely tied to my work every day.”

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SHIKI: The Four Seasons in Japanese Art, Jan. 30-Aug. 1, 2021

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“Shiki: The Four Seasons in Japanese Art” considers the aesthetic expression of the seasons in Japan.

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She Rises: Selections from the Samella Lewis Contemporary Art Collection

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“Art is not a luxury as many people think – it is a necessity. It documents history – it helps educate people and stores knowledge for generations to come.” -Dr. Samella Lewis All works are part of the Samella Lewis Contemporary Art Collection, Scripps College The first Black woman to earn a doctorate in fine […]

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Wisdom, Compassion and Wrath: The Many Faces of Female Buddhist Deities – Intern Exhibition Online

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For over two millennia, Buddhist practitioners have aspired to liberate themselves and all other living beings from the suffering of saṃsāra—a Sanskrit term which refers to the never-ending cycle of death and rebirth endured by all inhabitants of the six Buddhist realms of existence. In order to transcend saṃsāra, Buddhists strive to rid themselves of […]

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Marin Sarvé-Tarr ’08

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Marin Sarvé-Tarr is currently an assistant curator of painting and sculpture at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

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Chloe Bazlen ’18

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My interest in feminist theory, undoubtedly fostered at Scripps, led me to focus on feminist art history. I am passionate about uncovering archival research on women artists and rediscovering their forgotten lives.

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Alexandra (Ali) Bush ’19

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My decision to focus on fashion history has proven to be an invaluable step in my career because the study of fashion allows me to explore all the mediums I have always loved: film, photography, magazines, and even vintage album covers.

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Sophie Forman ’13

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I couldn’t have gotten to where I am now without my Scripps education, which taught me to think critically and pushed me beyond just “what does it look like.”

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