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Pablo López Luz Documenting America's Wound

April 15, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Pablo López Luz is a Mexican photographer that documents the landscape of the U.S.- Mexico border. The Escalette Collection will display two photographs from his project, Frontera, at our exhibit, The Border: An Interdisciplinary Examination. Not only are these photographs visually stunning, they explore the sense of division that the border depicts. For this photographer, the border

Guo Pei at the Bowers Museum

April 11, 2019 by | Uncategorized

Lindsay Shen and I have had the privilege of visiting the Bowers Museum’s exhibit Guo Pei: Couture Beyond. This exhibition displays the magnificent pieces created by designer Guo Pei. The collection showcases over forty different works. Each piece includes striking details, including the headpieces, the garments, and the footwear. Much of the work is inspired by Chinese and

Talk by Artist Bovey Lee

April 11, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Join us for a talk by artist Bovey Lee on Thursday May 2 at 11:00am. This is a free event that will take place at the Center for American War Letters Archives in the lower level of Leatherby Libraries. The talk is open to the public and will be followed by lunch. This talk will

Tom Kiefer Photographing America

April 4, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Tom Kiefer is a photographer who uses his craft to document America. Based out of Arizona, the photographer’s work uses different landscapes and focuses on infrastructure, culture, and experimentation with color. Kiefer is very well known for his amazing work documenting the American backdrop. In 2015, he was named one of the top 50 emerging

Happy New Year!

January 3, 2018 by | Uncategorized

The Art Collections Department is Skiing into the New Year! We look forward to another art-filled year of exciting exhibitions, collaborations, and events!  Happy New Year from… Lindsay…  Kayla… Manon…  Jessica B… & Jessica J!    

Art Collections Welcomes Getty PST: LA/LA Exhibition My Barrio: Emigdio Vasquez and Chicana/o Identity in Orange County

October 30, 2017 by | Temporary Exhibits

Our Getty Pacific Standard Time Exhibition, “My Barrio: Emigdio Vasquez and Chicana/o Identity in Orange County” is off to an exciting start! If you weren’t able to attend the opening or want to revisit the moment, here’s a recap of the event complete with all the flyers and catalog information. On Wednesday, September 13th we

Margaret Sosa Precision and Papel Picado

November 4, 2016 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

The Clear-cut panel event  on the art of papercuts, and the exhibition, Geometric Aljamía, focuses on the art of papercutting from diverse cultures around the world. One of these international techniques is known as, “papel picado,” a Mexican style of papercutting that has roots in the country’s ancient history. In pre-Hispanic Mexico, the Aztec people would use tree bark

Clear-cut: The Point of Papercuts A panel discussion on the art of papercuts

October 3, 2016 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

On Monday, November 7, the Art Collections Department will host a panel discussion that brings together east and west coast artists to talk about the art of papercuts. Papercutting is a centuries-old, cross-cultural art form that remains vibrant and relevant today. Practiced by artists from Kabul to Mexico to China to Los Angeles, papercutting is an