Features

Tiffany to present paper “Cristóbal Suárez de Ribera de Velázquez y el retrato eclesiástico en el círculo de Pacheco”

Tanya Tiffany has been invited to present a paper, “Cristóbal Suárez de Ribera de Velázquez y el retrato eclesiástico en el círculo de Pacheco,” on Monday, December 12, at the colloquium, “Pacheco à la plume. Le maître de Velázquez ou la… Read More

Material Agents: Objects as Intermediaries

Thursday, December 8 2022 5pm

Emile H. Mathis Gallery

Material Agents Exhibition

We are pleased to announce a new art exhibition, Material Agents: Objects as Intermediaries, at The Emile H. Mathis Art Gallery. It was curated as part of the course Introduction to Art Museum Studies II. The show will run from December 8, 2022, to March 31, 2023.

Opening reception on December 8, 2022, from 5-7pm.

The Gallery is free and open to the public Monday to Thursday, 10am to 4pm. All are welcome.

Exhibition Description
Emile H. Mathis Art Gallery
Mitchell Hall 170
3203 N. Downer Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Indexing Whiteness to American Design

Professor Kay Wells has a short piece published in American Art, the journal of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, on the Index of American Design. It gives a  preview of her next book project! https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/full/10.1086/722521

Presentation by Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, Elizabeth Emery

Wednesday, November 16 2022 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Mitchell Hall Room 195

Musee Guimet, Paris

Hidden Treasure: Finding Women Dealers and Collectors of Far Eastern Art in Paris, 1858-1914

Elizabeth Emery, Professor of World Languages and Cultures, Montclair State University will be giving a free public talk about her recent book Reframing Japonisme: Women and the Asian Art Market in Nineteenth-Century France, 1853-1914 (Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020) and her digital humanities project with the National Institute (INHA) in Paris, “Connoisseurs, Collectors and Dealers of Asian Art in France, 1700-1939”.

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Sponsored by:
C21
Friends of Art History
Honors College
Anthropology Department
History Department
Global Studies
Women’s & Gender Studies

Image: Musée Guimet, Paris

Interview with Sarah Schaefer

There and Back Again: A Curator’s Tale – read the interview with Art History’s very own Sarah Schaefer in this month’s UWM College of Letters and Science magazine, In Focus! The manuscripts of Middle Earth: UWM art history professor co-curates… Read More

“A Royal Nun: Sister Margarita de la Cruz” blog post by Professor Tiffany

Just published, blog post for Tiffany’s research group in Spain. Tanya J. Tiffany, “A Royal Nun: Sister Margarita de la Cruz”, en, AGENART, 3 de octubre de 2022 [accesible online en https://agenart.org/blog/

Professor Sarah Schaefer Essay for ASOR

Professor Sarah Schaefer recently published an essay on the blog for ASOR – a professional, academic organization for archaeologists working in the eastern Mediterranean, Egypt, and ancient Near East. Read the article!

Derek Counts Awarded Distinguished Professor

Counts has served at UWM for 20 years and is the co-director of the Athienou Archaeological Project in Cyprus. He has made many advancements in the field of archaeology and in 2020, was given the UWM Faculty University Distinguished Service… Read More

UWM Honors College faculty member Hilary Snow will give a public lecture on Korean painting

On Wednesday, Sept. 14th at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, UWM Honors College faculty member Hilary Snow will give a public lecture on Korean painting as part of the exhibition, “The Unbroken Line: Korean Landscape Painting Through the… Read More

Professor Sarah Schaefer and J.R.R. Tolkien

Professor Sarah Schaefer co-curates exhibition, J.R.R. Tolkien: The Art of the Manuscript, at the Haggerty Museum of Art. Exhibition is accompanied by a catalog with introductory essays by exhibition co-curators William M. Fliss, PhD and Sarah C. Schaefer, PhD. Video segment… Read More