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October 17, 2016

Highlights of the Collection: Hurrell’s Marlene Dietrich

Hurrell, the master of the glamor shot, worked with Dietrich to create a portrait that incorporates contributions from both.

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October 9, 2016

Highlights of the Collection: Martinez, La Virgin de San Juan

Artist Alfredo Ramos Martinez sought a miracle for his daughter, and this work embodies that search.

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October 2, 2016

Highlights of the Collection: House of Shango

Samella Lewis’s work often grapples with issues of race in the U.S., and The House of Shango is no exception.

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June 30, 2016

Highlights of the Collection: Paul Jacoulet, The Pearls

Jacoulet illustrates the Western interpretation of Eastern life. His style, though beautiful, bears orientalist undertones.

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May 15, 2016

Highlights of the Collection: Drawing Book of Designs

From the mythical to the concrete, this volume offers a plethora of designs, created during the late 19th century.

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February 10, 2016

World Bridge Lecture, March 24: 19 c. Japanese Artists’ Gardens

Intriguing presentations on Asian art collections in America are the focus of these lectures.

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January 28, 2016

Highlights of the Collection: Kirk Pederson, Central Avenue

Photographer Kirk Pederson uses realism to as a tool to bring his works into the realm of abstraction.

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December 2, 2015

Highlights of the Collection: Graciela Iturbide, Jaipur, India

Photographer Graciela Iturbide records the surreal and the spiritual in her work.

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September 18, 2015

Highlights of the Collection: Hertel, Cats on the Sink

Susan Hertel’s work in paintings, mosaic design, and drawings, echoes her deep affinity for animals.

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August 3, 2015

Leonard Freed, Visitor to the Pompidou

Leonard Freed Visitor to the Pompidou Center looking at art installation, Paris, France, 1977 Gelatin silver print Scripps College, Gift of Sally Strauss and Andrew E. Tomback Though Freed predominantly focused on documenting urban life in New York, his photographic journeys occasionally took him into Europe. This image depicts an excursion to the Pompidou Center […]

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