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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

Masami Teraoka Contemporary Issues Through a Ukiyo-e Lens

March 16, 2017 by Alyson Brandes | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Masami Teraoka is a Japanese-American artist who was born in Onomichi, the Hiroshima Prefecture of Japan in 1936. His artwork blends traditional Japanese Edo aesthetic with American culture and contemporary issues. Teraoka received a B.A. in Aesthetics at Kwansei Gakuin University in Kobe, Japan, before moving to Los Angeles in 1961, where he received his

Geometric Aljamía: Papercutting Workshop

November 21, 2016 by | Temporary Exhibits

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

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