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Official Column of Art Alliance
Meetings: Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in Art House
Contact: President Erica Schaumberg (schaer02@gettysburg.edu)

The story of us in fingerprints: A recent visit from Professor July Hruby

In 2015, on a particularly hot day in Hollywood, I placed my hands on the handprints of Clark Gable in the cement tiles outside of the famous Chinese Theatre and smiled for a picture. Since the dawn of time, humans have always had an intrinsic desire to leave behind their “mark,” whether it be hand …

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The definitions of power: A recent visit from art historian and critic Michael Amy

We could all tally the amount of times we have all heard the phrase “with great power, comes great responsibility.” The Supreme Court even quoted this saying from the original Spider-Man comic book series. But how we each individually define power varies––whether we see power as some sort of supernatural capability or the ability accomplish …

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From abstraction to Instagram: Juried Student Exhibition of 2018

By Carolyn Hauk ’21 On Friday, March 30, the Schmucker Art Gallery hosted its annual Juried Student Exhibition, featuring over 100 pieces created and submitted by students. From works depicting Instagram-worthy breakfast foods to breathtaking landscapes to abstract sculptures, this exhibition was a true embodiment of the creativity and talent of Gettysburg College’s students. I found …

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Cristin Millet in Schmucker Art Gallery

Cristin Millet: Coronal Plane January 26 – March 9, 2018   ARTIST’S TALK on January 26, noon, Lyceum, Pennsylvania Hall, Third Floor (light lunch provided) OPENING RECEPTION in Schmucker Art Gallery: January 26, 4:30-6:30 PM This exhibition of a large-scale installation and sculpture by Cristin Millett focuses on medical history, specifically the human reproductive system. …

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