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October 30, 2013

Todd Walker

Todd Walker’s career in photography began as a teen at RKO studios in the early 1930s, polishing the floors that Fred Astaire danced on. He went on to become a celebrated photographer who pushed the medium beyond defined boundaries.

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October 14, 2013

Focus on Photographs: Building a Collection at Scripps

Focus on Photographs: Building Photograph Collections at Scripps features some of the finest photographs in the Scripps Collection.

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February 25, 2013

Journeys End in Art Lovers’ Meeting: The Annual Scripps Collectors’ Circle

The conservation of the Shakespeare reliefs on campus was one project that received financial support at the annual meeting of the Scripps Collectors’ Circle. Members also voted to include photography, Japanese paintings, ceramics and artists’ books to the College’s collection of artworks.

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January 1, 2013

The Fine Art of Education: Scripps Collectors’ Circle

The Scripps Collectors’ Circle has significantly enhanced the College’s collection of art, all in the space of one glittering annual event. Whistler’s “Hurlingham” (shown here) was among the pieces acquired at last year’s gathering.

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August 13, 2010

Lessons Learned in London

As Aleedra mentioned, today is officially the last day of the RCWG summer internships. However, I’ll be here for another week, because last week I had the amazing opportunity to travel to London.The purpose of my 9-day trip was a summer course at the Courtauld Institute of Art entitled “Artists’ Materials: Invention and Innovation.” The […]

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August 12, 2010

This Is Not Goodbye

Tomorrow is the last day of my internship. Putting that down in writing doesn’t make it seem any less surreal. It doesn’t help that today has been particularly unusual for me. I share an office with Kathryn and Mckenzie, both of whom are in LA today, along with Tiffany. (Mckenzie and Tiffany work with conservator […]

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July 15, 2010

Tiles and Smiles

Yesterday all of the interns, along with Curator of Visual Resources John Trendler, went to the First Street Gallery Art Center in Claremont for a tile-making workshop.First Street Gallery Art Center is a non-profit program of the Tierra del Sol Foundation, which serves adults with developmental disabilities in the San Fernando and San Gabriel/Pomona Valleys. […]

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July 14, 2010

Halfway Point

I can’t believe I’m writing this—our Getty internship is more than halfway complete. We were warned during the first week that we would feel this way by Week 5, but I think we’re all still shocked at how quickly the time has passed.And it’s no wonder! We’ve had very busy schedules for the past few […]

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St. Michael Update!

In my last post, I mentioned that St. Michael’s gilding would be finished in the next several days. And indeed it was; after nine long months of careful work, all of the remaining gold has been secured. And how it shimmers!The next step is structural conservation. Tiffany, Donna, and I have already removed about a […]

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June 29, 2010

Getty Arts Summit

Yesterday Tiffany, Milan and I went to the Arts Summit. The Arts Summit is a professional development event at the Getty. All of the multicultural undergraduate interns came together to mingle with each other and meet industry professionals. It was an all day event, and it was jam-packed with activities and interesting people.We got private […]

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