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ARTHIST 371 views African Art from the UWM Art Collection

Students in Associate Lecturer David Pacifico’s ARTHIST 371: African Art compare UWM Art Collection objects from Nigeria’s Cross River region, Cameroon, and the Congo basin in order to detect and generalize about patterns in African art so as to prepare for their final paper.

Cedar Forests, Cedar Ships: Allure, Lore and Metaphor in the Mediterranean Near East

Graduate alumna Sara Rich’s recently published book, Cedar Forests, Cedar Ships: Allure, Lore and Metaphor in the Mediterranean Near East, is now out from Archaeopress.

Professor Tiffany presents research at Renaissance Society of America Conference

On Thursday, March 30, Tanya Tiffany presented a paper — “Divine Consecration or Demonic Possession: Estefanía de la Encarnación and Miraculous Images in Seventeenth-Century Spain” – at the Renaissance Society of America Conference in Chicago.

ARTHIST 372 analyzes pre-Hispanic ceramics from the UWM Art Collection

Students examine pre-Hispanic ceramic vessels from Colombia and Ecuador in ARTHIST 372: Art of the Incas and their Ancestors, taught by associate lecturer David Pacifico.

AH 463: Cubism and Its Inheritance views Picasso prints

Visiting Assistant Professor Sarah Schaefer’s ARTHIST 463: Cubism and Its Inheritance class viewed six of the thirteen plates from Pablo Picasso’s illustrated etchings from Le chef d’oeuvre inconnu by Honore de Balzac housed in the UWM Art Collection.

Art Exposé: Kay Wells

On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, the UWM Art History Gallery hosted Art Exposé. Art Exposé is a monthly gallery talk that exhibits a selected object from the UWM Art Collection on the second Tuesday of every month from 1-2 PM.

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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… Read More

American Folk Art in the UWM Art Collection

Students from Assistant Professor Kay Wells’ ARTHIST 355: American Folk Art course viewed objects from a recent donation of folk art to the UWM Art Collection on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.