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Recent Acquisitions of Laurie Brown’s Photography

Laurie Brown, Convergence #10

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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The Back Story: Intern Exhibit Online

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A Williamson tradition, the interns’ exhibition, is being held digitally this year.

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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

Ken Heyman, Claes Oldenburg, c. 1965, gelatin silver print, 14 x 11 in., Gift of Sally Strauss and Andrew E. Tomback

Oldenburg appears deceptively serious as he faces the viewer and deadpans into the camera.

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Salt and Silver: Early Photography 1840-1860

William Henry Fox Talbot, Nelson’s Column Under Construction, Trafalgar Square, April 1844, salted paper print from paper negative, courtesy of the Wilson Centre for Photography

This exhibition offers a singular opportunity to see some of the rarest and best early salt print photographs in the world.

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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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Highlights of the Collection: Letter to the World

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Photographer Barbara Morgan translates the brilliance of Martha Graham into a black-and-white image.

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Ansel Adams, “Winnowing Grain”

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“Winnowing Grain, Taos Pueblo, New Mexico,” reflects photographer Ansel Adams’ interest in ancient cultures.

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Revolution & Ritual Celebrates 3 Woman Photographers

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Revolution and Ritual looks at the work of three photographers who explore and transform notions of Mexican identity.

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Highlights of the Collection: Berenice Abbott, Murray Hill Hotel

Murray Hill Hotel’s composition seems indebted to modernist photography of the period.

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