Recently, our Art Ambassadors teamed up with students from the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts to film an interview with Gordon McClelland, curator of the inaugural exhibition “Narrative Visions” at the Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University. We will be posting the full interview soon, but in the meantime, enjoy this preview.
Expressionism is an artistic style that emerged simultaneously throughout Germany in the late 19th century and continued into the early 20th century, partially in response to a phenomenon called “fin de siecle,” which means “end of the century” in French. Not unlike when people in the 1990s were afraid that computers were going to stop
Upon first inspection, watercolor and gouache (pronounced “gwash”) may appear to be nearly identical mediums. However, when given more attention, one can see that both paints have individual characteristics that make them easy to distinguish. A primary difference between the two paints is that gouache is more opaque than watercolor. When a layer of watercolor
Like every month, the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art prides itself in presenting news about our artists that are being featured in exhibitions, shows, fairs and all things alike. This month, there are three exhibits that showcase our artists locally, nationally, and internationally : Ed Ruscha in Beverly Hills 20-Year Anniversary Invitational Exhibition, 1995–2015 at the
Chapman University has joined forces with three other local universities to create a beautiful and environmentally friendly home as a part of the Solar Decathlon. Named Casa Del Sol, it draws inspiration from our state flower, the Golden Poppy. We love the convergence of the Arts and Sciences happening here, which is why we’re asking
Contemporary artist Ann Hamilton has long been known to incorporate textiles, whether in a physical or metaphorical sense, into her pieces. Hamilton, who received her BFA in textile design from the University of Kansas and her MFA in sculpture from the Yale School of Art, is internationally known for her large-scale pieces that incorporate not only
Crowds gathered on Tuesday night in Leatherby Libraries to celebrate the opening of a temporary exhibit titled, “Changing California: Selected watercolors from the Mark and Janet Hilbert Collection of California Art at Chapman University.” The exhibit features eleven pieces from the Hilbert Collection, each representing life across California, especially the social, cultural, and historical changes occurring