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Incipit Vita Artis: Susan Hertel, Alison Saar, & Elizabeth Turk – Virtual Intern Exhibition

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A dream, a seed, a larger picture… What does it look like to be an artist? Incipit Vita Artis (Thus Begins a Life of Art) invites you into the art worlds of three contemporary alumnae artists— Susan Hertel ’52, Alison Saar ’78, and Elizabeth Turk ’83. While each artist has her own distinct style and […]

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Scripps College Senior Art Show 2022

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Flux Opens April 30th, 2022 | 7-9 PM Our lives have been in a constant state of flux over the last two years, forcing us to adapt as the pandemic pulls us at its will. Flux, the first in-person Scripps Senior Art Show since 2019, grapples with identity, change, and personal history in times of […]

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The “True” India: The Creation of a Nationalist Identity – Virtual Intern Exhibition

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This exhibition explores the role of 20th-century modern artists—J. Sultan Ali, M.F. Husain, Jamini Roy, and Rabindranath Tagore—in creating and shaping India’s national identity. Featuring 13 works of art, including paintings, bronze sculptures, photography, and rare books, this exhibition provides a look at pre-and post-colonial Indian artistic responses to the global modernist art movement. The […]

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Recent Acquisitions of Laurie Brown’s Photography

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The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery has recently acquired five photographs from Southern California-based photographer Laurie Brown (Scripps College class of ‘59). Brown’s work focuses on the oftentimes jarring division between the rural and the urban, addressing issues from urban sprawl to the impact of industrialization on the natural landscape. She is interested in areas that […]

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

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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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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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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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The Artistic Meditations of Elizabeth Turk

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“The spirit of change, which is fundamental in any theme of impermanence, is acutely alive in all my work,” said Elizabeth Turk ’83.

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