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Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month Featured Artists from the Escalette Collection

September 25, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

To celebrate Latinx Heritage Month, the Art Collections Department would like to highlight some of the amazing Latinx artists in the Escalette Collection whose work has impacted American art and culture, and enriches the experiences of students, staff, faculty, and visitors on Chapman University’s campus. Ana Serrano Ana Serrano is a first generation Mexican American

Opening Celebration for “La Frontera-The Border” Was a Success

September 9, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

On Wednesday September 4th Wilkinson College and the Chapman Community celebrated the official opening of exhibitions from the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art, the Guggenheim Gallery and the Borderclicks project.  These four exhibitions are part of the campus-wide initiative “La Frontera-The Border,” a semester-long project meant to engage students, faculty, and members of the Chapman

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

Ernst and Drucker The Need For Transgender Stories

April 2, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Chapman’s Escalette Permanent Collection of Art is proud to feature photography from Rhys Ernst and Zackary Drucker in our newest exhibit, “New Looks: Recent Acquisitions from the Escalette Collection.” Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst are creators, most widely known for producing the Emmy-winning Amazon series “Transparent.” However, the two also have a passion for photography. In 2014, the

The Border: An Interdisciplinary Examination

March 7, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

“…un signo tan convencional, tan preciso y legible que ni se necesita saber inglés o español, matemáticas o geografía, historia o sociología para entenderlo.”  Eduardo Antonio Parra “…a sign so conventional, so precise and legible that you don’t need to know English or Spanish, mathematics or geography, history or sociology to understand it.” Eduardo Antonio

“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

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