- Legacies: ReVisioning the UWM Art Collection HOURS
- Kay Wells Article Published in “19th Century Studies” Journal
Congratulations to our own Assistant Professor Kay Wells for the recent publishing of her article, “The ‘Merely Imitative Mood’: British Japonisme and Imperial Mimesis” in Volume 27 of 19th Century Studies. Interested in this topic? Here is a link to the journal’s most recently published article titles–follow the “Subscription” link on the left side of the page to find out more about subscribing to the ’19th Century Studies’ journal!
- Snow Guest Lecture: Japanese Woodblock Prints
Honors College Professor Hilary Snow showed Japanese woodblock prints from the UWM Art Collection to accompany her guest lecture Monday, October 23rd in Assistant Professor Kay Wells’ course, ‘Frank Lloyd Wright.’ Her presentation focused on the tradition of Japanese ukiyo-e printmaking and discussed the common subjects of the kabuki theater, the pleasure district, and landscape prints. Snow also discussed the Western reception and subsequent collection of these objects by significant figures like Wright.
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- First Research Colloquium of the School Year
Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Art Sarah Schaefer presented her talk “The Word Illuminated: Gustave Dore, the Bible, and Modern Visual Culture” at the first Research Colloquium of the semester on October 19th. Her presentation drew from her book project and discussed the creation, reception, and later adaptations of French artist Gustave Doré’s biblical imagery. Join us for our next Research Colloquium November 30th to hear Graduate Student Kelsey Rozema present her research.
Author: K.L.H. Wells, Assistant Professor
Published in: Textile Studies, no. 0, Textile Terms: A Glossary (2017): 77-79, edited by Anika Reineke, Anne Röhl, Mateusz Kapustka und Tristan Weddigen
Published by: Part of the SNF Research Project “TEXTILE. An Iconology of the Textile in Art and Architecture”, University of Zurich.