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    CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY, LEATHERBY LIBRARIES "Changing California: Selected watercolors from the Mark and Janet Hilbert Collection of California Art at Chapman University"On exhibit now through August 10, 2015What is California Scene Painting? California Scene painting (c. 1920s - present) flowed from the California Impressionism movement that flourished in the early years of the 20th century, but it differs from that style in some significant ways. First -- in contrast to the Impressionists, who painted scenes of the unpopulated California coastline, mountains and wilderness -- the California Scene painters always included evidence of mankind in their works. Their art reveals signs of humanity...

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