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Pitzer College Art Galleries Showcase the Power of Art to Change Lives in the American Penal System and in Public Perceptions

Claremont, Calif. (August 28, 2019)—Pitzer College Art Galleries presents two complementary exhibitions that look critically at the social impacts of the American penal system, the aesthetics of mass incarceration, and art’s capacity to create change in the lives of individuals who are incarcerated. Disruption! Art and the Prison Industrial Complex and Ashley Hunt:Degrees of Visibility [Read More...]
August 28, 2019
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Sesshu Foster and Arturo Ernesto Romo to Deliver Pitzer College’s 2019 Pepper Distinguished Artists Lecture

2019 Pepper Lecture: Recent Rupture Radio HourClaremont, Calif. (January 18, 2019)—Poet Sesshu Foster and artist Arturo Ernesto Romo will discuss artistic collaboration, living an independent artist’s life and the role of arts in community building in their talk “Recent Rupture Radio Hour (The East L.A. Dirigible Tapes)” at Pitzer College on February 5. Foster and Romo are Pitzer’s 2019 Murray Pepper and Vicki [Read More...]
January 18, 2019
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Pitzer College Faculty Art Show Explores Art and Environmentalism

Claremont, Calif. (January 26, 2017)—The Pitzer College Faculty Art Show examines the legacy of the College’s Art Field Group and the art faculty’s ongoing dedication to progressive ideas surrounding art, the natural and built environment, and the impact of human actions—and interactions. Works by Pitzer’s current art professors—Tim Berg, Sarah Gilbert, Tarrah Krajnak and Jessica [Read More...]
January 26, 2017