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Escalette Collection of Art

  

Interplay: Music and the Escalette Collection Our new student-curated exhibit in Argyros Forum!

February 21, 2018 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Last Tuesday, February 20th, the Art Collections hosted a unique opening reception for our current student-curated exhibit, Interplay: Music and the Escalette Collection. This exciting exhibition is a collaboration between the Escalette Collection and the Honors Program, and is part of Chapman University’s Interplay partnership with the Pacific Symphony. Students in Professor Susan Key’s Honors class “Sound

2017 Association of Academic Museums and Galleries Conference An Educational Art Collections Summer Adventure!

July 13, 2017 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

What’s the Art Collections Department’s idea of summer fun? The 2017 Association of Academic Museums and Galleries Annual Conference at the University of Oregon in Eugene!    The Association of Academic Museums and Galleries (AAMG) is the leading organization for academic galleries, museums, and collections. It was founded as an educational and academic community that addresses

“Levateur” vs. “Levitation” Comparing the Outdoor Sculptures of Tony DeLap

May 1, 2017 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Nestled between the Leatherby Libraries and Oliphant Hall stand two unusual steel sculptures. Both demand attention from all who walk this space; one is perched atop two uneven grassy knolls, creating an overhead canopy, while the other stands among the passersby, leaning precariously into their space. These pieces, titled The Levitation of the Enchanted Princess and Le Levateur, are by

The Light and Space Movement Combining the Momentary and the Permanent

March 10, 2017 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

The light and space movement originated in Southern California in the 1960’s and was directly influenced by California Impressionism in combination with the development of Minimalism in the 1960’s. The Light and Space movement focuses on utilizing light in order to create color and form, similar to the technique used by California Impressionists.  Prominent artists in

Clear-Cut: The Point of Papercuts Recut of the Panel Discussion

November 17, 2016 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Last Monday, the Chapman University Art Collections department debuted Clear-cut: The Point of Papercuts, a panel discussion on the art of papercuts in Beckman Hall. Papercut artists and professors Jorge Benitez and Reni Gower kicked off the panel with a brief synopsis of the extensive research and international collaboration that was incorporated into the exhibition Geometric Aljamía: A

Jorge Benitez It's All in Perspective

October 13, 2016 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

In our current society we often hear that the Middle East and the West are two completely different societies with conflicting cultures, but in fact, Middle Eastern and Western cultures have much more in common than we may think. These similarities are evident in the art exhibition Geometric Aljamía (displayed at Chapman University on the second

CU Art Collections Featured on ‘Gallery Systems’ Website Case study highlights innovative use of museum management software

September 29, 2016 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

This month, the Chapman University Art Collections Department is excited to announce that we are featured as a case study on the home page for Gallery Systems, a software company that provides industry-leading art collection management systems. The company is known for their flagship product, The Museum System (TMS), and they work with over 800 institutions around