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Maya Angelou Joins Our Samella Lewis Contemporary Art Collection

Maya Angelou

  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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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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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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