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Daguerreotypes on the Western Landscape: A profile and interview with artist Binh Danh

In association with the Center’s ArtsWest event, Self Landing: Daguerreotypes on the Western Landscapethe Art History and Political Science major Alexandra (Mac) Taylor ’20 created an artist provile and conducted an interview with artist Binh Dahn about his journey as an artist and reflections on photography. 

Influential Women Artists of the American West in the 20th Century

This document details the lives and careers of 34 prominent and remarkable woman visual artists, specifically those who hail from, call home, were educated, or spent their professional careers producing art in the American West. From Skagway to Taos, Honolulu to Bozeman, these women created for the modern art world something indispensable that transcended gender.

 

Jack London: A Twentieth Century Icon

The Jack London Symposium at Stanford on Sept. 19, included a a curated pop-up exhibit of Jack London's books, objects, and memorabilia. This special exhibit considered the cult of celebrity surrounding Jack London in the twentieth century, and the hold that he continues to have on the western imagination. The exhibition was made possible by a loan from the private collections of Sarah and Darius Anderson of Sonoma.

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