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Library Contributes to PST: LA/LA Exhibition Special Collections loans materials used in Argyros Forum displays!

September 22, 2017 by | Leatherby Libraries

Last week, Chapman University celebrated the opening of “My Barrio: Emigdio Vasquez and Chicana/o Identity in Orange County,” an exhibition that is part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. An initiative of The Getty, PST: LA/LA is a far-reaching and ambitious project in which over 70 Southern California institutions explore Latin American and Latino art in

Special Collections Produces Four New Exhibitions Masonic treasures, miniature books, and more!

September 15, 2017 by | Leatherby Libraries

Chapman University’s Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections & Archives is proud to host four new exhibitions! Located on the fourth floor of Leatherby Libraries, these exhibitions cover a range of topics, from silent films to miniature books: Chapman and Freemasonry: Masonic Treasures from the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives

Ancestry and Empathy William Wareham's Ancestors I

March 28, 2017 by | Art Collections at Chapman University

Located on a pathway between Irvine Lecture Hall and Moulton Hall, William Wareham’s Ancestors I has an authoritative presence. The sculpture, a rigid manipulation of rusted steel, rests against a backdrop of brick and ivy, offering an industrial element to its natural environment. From a frontal perspective, the piece is roughly square and appears to

An Escalette-mas Carol! To the tune of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"

December 21, 2016 by | Art Collections at Chapman University

You know Dali and Monet and Warhol and Matisse, you know Pollock, Picasso and Rembrandt and O’Keeffe, But do you recall, The most subtle painting of all? Untitled by Mary Corse Was a very abstract piece And if you ever saw it You would even say, “oh geez!” All of the other paintings Used to laugh and call it names They never let Untitled

Geometric Aljamía: Papercutting Workshop

November 21, 2016 by | Art Collections at Chapman University

On November 7th and 8th, students, staff, and faculty alike had the unique opportunity to participate in a workshop dedicated to contemporary papercuts. The workshops were lead by Reni Gower and Jorge Benitez, whose works are currently on display on the second floor of Argyros Forum in the exhibition Geometric Aljamía: A Cultural Transliteration. Benitez, whose

Chris Natrop It's all in the process

October 26, 2016 by | Art Collections at Chapman University

Chris Natrop’s installations create a sort of mini-world: videos are projected and lighting is carefully directed on papercuts and other objects that fill the entire space. Though Natrop’s papercuts are able to participate in the entirety of the unified installation, they are equally effective as stand-alone works. Natrop, a Wisconsin native, received his BFA from

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