photography (page 2)

April 25, 2017

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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March 2, 2017

At the Clark: Michael Childers – Portraits of Artists

Michael Childers, Andy Warhol Closeup, 1976, gelatin silver print, 14 x 11 in., Scripps College Andy Warhol, Clint Eastwood, Ray Bradbury, Mae West–the upcoming exhibit, Actors, Artists, and Authors: The Portraits of Michael Childers, at Scripps College showcases works by the photographer of the creative elite. Combining pieces from the Scripps College collection and works […]

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February 28, 2017

Highlights of the Collection: Ansel Adams, Winter Sunrise

Ansel Adams woke before dawn for five days in order to capture the key moment of sunrise over the Sierra.

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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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August 20, 2016

The Landscape of Injustice: Ansel Adams and Manzanar

Ansel Adams extended his vision of American identity to the interned Japanese-Americans, arguing that they were born free and equal.

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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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April 7, 2014

The Big Picture: Photographs and Archives of Aperture Cofounder Go to Scripps

Image: Edward Weston at Rhyolite, Nevada, 1948 by Dody Weston Thompson, Thompson Family Trust, c. 2012 Scripps College is delighted to announce the recent gift of 461 photographs by mid-century American photographer Dody Weston Thompson. A key participant in the West Coast photography movement, Weston Thompson was also a major chronicler of that era. The […]

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November 14, 2013

Ansel Adams Museum Set: Stunning Addition to the Scripps Collection

Between 1978 and his death in 1984, Ansel Adams created a special inventory of photographic prints of the pieces he considered to be his finest and most iconic. One of these sets has found a home at Scripps.

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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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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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