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Josephine Ren ’19

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“Scripps’ art conservation major is unique and interdisciplinary, and I highly recommend it to anyone interested in the intersection of art, science, and cultural heritage.”

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Katie Shulman ’15

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Katie Shulman ’15 is passionate about conservation outreach and engaging and inspiring students through museum and community programs. “Please reach out if you’re interested in pursuing conservation!”

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Mirror, Mirror: The Prints of Alison Saar from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation

Alison Saar, Snake Man, 1994, edition AP 3/4, lithograph and woodcut, 28 x 37 in., 
Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation

Mirror, Mirror: The Prints of Alison Saar August 29–December 6, 2020 Williamson Gallery, Scripps College Perhaps you can go home again, after all: Scripps College celebrates the return of alumna Alison Saar ’78, renowned sculptor and printmaker, this fall in Mirror, Mirror: The Prints of Alison Saar from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and […]

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Tara: A Powerful Feminine Force

The presence of Tara in the Buddhist pantheon over the centuries, both as a bodhisattva and as a female buddha, has offered a sense of inclusivity to many female practitioners.

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The Williamson’s Year at a Glance, 2020 – 2021

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2020-2021 offers an exciting roster of exhibitions: check what’s coming up at the gallery!

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Guanyin and the Filial Parrot

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The scene depicted in this exquisitely rendered painting illustrates the Chinese Buddhist legend of a parrot that became a disciple of Guanyin. 

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A part / Apart: The Scripps Senior Exhibition 2020

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This year, due to special circumstances, the seniors present their work in a virtual tour.

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Defending the Dharma: Buddhist Guardian Paintings

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When the Korean government turned against Buddhism, Korean Buddhists found creative ways to continue their practice, often incorporating new imagery and deities.

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Highlights of the Collection: Marini, Horse and Rider

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2019 Wilson Summer Intern Chenlu (Cindy) Zhu ’19 analyzes the work of Marino Marini, who employs the motif of bodily distortion to express postwar trauma.

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Peggy Phelps: An Appreciation

  Dear Friends, I am sad to report that Peggy Phelps, our dear friend, passed away on May 29, 2020 at the age of 93. Peggy was a creative force and unstoppable arts enthusiast in Pasadena and Claremont. She helped lead major art organizations, serving as a trustee of the former Pasadena Art Museum and […]

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