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Destruction uncovers spirituality

Destruction uncovers spirituality
Jonathan Reed, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, walks with Kathleen Weaver, assistant dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, through the Harris Art Gallery exhibition, “Out of Rubble” curated by Susanne Slavick. The photograph of the remains of the Halat-Fidar Bridge, north of Beirut, Lebanon, was made by Simon Norfolk in 2006. / photo by Sarah Golden Karla Rendon Assistant Editor The... 

Dike reincarnated in watercolors

Dike reincarnated in watercolors
Claremont resident David Augsburger, a friend of the exhibition curator, comes to every opening in the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College. This watercolor painting, “Segovia, Spain, 1931,” was made during Philip Latimer Dike’s journey through Europe. Dike’s paintings from this time later became the “California style” of landscape painting. / photo by Celine Dehban Liz Ortiz Staff... 

‘Family Archetypes’ share more than DNA

‘Family Archetypes’ share more than DNA
Father and daughter artists Christopher and Sequoia Cousins display their oil and mixed media works in an exhibit titled “Family Archetypes” at Buddhamouse Emporium in Claremont. Christopher Cousins is known for his role as Ted Beneke in the AMC television series “Breaking Bad.” In 2000, he started showing his artwork around the Los Angeles area, and in 2005 he participated in his first international... 

Artistic displays open at the close

Artistic displays open at the close
Students from the Claremont Colleges gather at the opening of Art After Hours Sept. 5 at the Pomona College Museum of Art. At 9 p.m. students stopped and listened to a band before heading to one of the four galleries. The exhibition includes photographs of performance art and slow motion videos of dancers, recording the fluidity and minute details of human movement. Art After Hours is hosted by Pomona... 

Photos promote awareness

Photos promote awareness
International law major Alexcess Zamora, biology major Terence McCovery and communications major Ayla Bobrove spend their photography class break discussing the aerial landscape photographs of David Maisel. The photographs are part of Maisel’s exhibit “Black Maps: American Landscape and the Apocalyptic Sublime” and can be seen in the Carlson Gallery in Miller Hall through Oct. 11. The gallery... 

Unique buys found at Art Mart

Katie Monday Staff Writer A variety of homeade art pieces were for sale at the Friday Night Art Mart sponsored by Studio Claremont at the Packing House in downtown Claremont. The open space in the middle of the Packing House was used to set up tables where local artists could display and sell their art. “The art is all unique,” said Gabrielle Heide, founder of Studio Claremont, an art studio and... 

Social media inspires new exhibit

Social media inspires new exhibit
At the reception for “Geolocation: Desert­scapes,” senior communications major Anthony Juarez speaks to featured photographer Marni Shindelman via Skype and an iPad because the photographers could not make it to the reception. The exhibit, also featuring the work of Nate Larson, runs through May 24 in the Carlson Gallery on the ground floor of Miller Hall. / photo by Ryan C. Gann Karla Rendon Staff... 

Art tells personal story

Art tells personal story
Junior art minor Nikki Godinez tells graduate student Mauricio Medrano the story behind her art installation. The piece represents what Godinez perceives to be her parents’ disapproval of her art – and society’s eyes always on her, Godinez said. The art department displayed students’ art at the West Gallery in the Campus Center, for one day, April 30. / photo by Stephanie Ball  Read More →

Art of the past returns to Harris Gallery

Art of the past returns to Harris Gallery
Sophomore Jake Simpson enjoys a piece of art while junior Danielle Zamora and senior Daniel Sillas mingle at the reception for “Campus: Selections from the La Verne Art Collection” that was held on Tuesday in Harris Art Gallery. The exhibit features several artists’ work that was curated and organized by Dion Johnson, the Director of University Art Galleries. “Campus,” which opened on April... 

‘Geolocation’ show reveals transparency of social media

'Geolocation' show reveals transparency of social media
Junior photography major Hunter Cole peels plastic off the latest installation in the Carlson Gallery, called “Geoloca­tion: Desertscapes,” by photographers Nate Larson and Marni Shindelman. The gallery will hold a reception at 6 p.m. Thursday at which photographers will be available to talk via video chat. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Candice Nuñez Staff Writer One of the most popular social media... 
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