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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

News from AGENART, a research project on which Tanya Tiffany is collaborating:

Several members of AGENART have produced a documentary, El Escorial en femenino. The video was directed by Francisco Pimentel (Trasimágenes) and financed by the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Ayudas a la Transferencia cultural 2022). It presents a new perspective on the… Read More

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

3rd Art Exposé!

Tuesday, December 6 2022 12:30pm - 1:00pm

Mathis Art Gallery
Mitchell Hall 170

The Emile H. Mathis Art Gallery invites you to a series of “Art Exposé” Gallery Talks

 

In these 15-minute presentations, Mathis Gallery Interns will discuss a mystery art object in the gallery collection that they have researched this semester. This is a wonderful opportunity to see the results of independent object-based learning and support our gallery team. Plus, you may see something new and exciting you never knew we had!

The following gallery talks will take place in the Mathis Gallery during open hours and will be free and open to the public:

Tuesday, December 6th 12:30-1:00 pm
Presentation by Mathis Gallery Assistant Registrar Intern Amanda Zarnowski

Amanda Zarnowski

Tuesday, December 13th 1:00-1:30 pm
Presentation by Mathis Gallery Research Intern Nicole Miller

Additionally, there will be one virtual presentation by Mathis Gallery Research Intern Chloe Joy available on our YouTube channel Thursday, December 22nd
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3vmE5GOwQsu3jH1YJCZv0g

Art Exposé

Wednesday, November 30 2022 1pm - 1:30pm

Mathis Art Gallery
Mitchell Hall 170

The Emile H. Mathis Art Gallery invites you to a series of “Art Exposé” Gallery Talks

 

In these 15-minute presentations, Mathis Gallery Interns will discuss a mystery art object in the gallery collection that they have researched this semester. This is a wonderful opportunity to see the results of independent object-based learning and support our gallery team. Plus, you may see something new and exciting you never knew we had!

The following gallery talks will take place in the Mathis Gallery during open hours and will be free and open to the public:

Wednesday, November 30th 1:00-1:30 pm
Presentation by Mathis Gallery Curatorial Intern Abigail D. Muñoz

Tuesday, December 6th 12:30-1:00 pm
Presentation by Mathis Gallery Assistant Registrar Intern Amanda Zarnowski

Tuesday, December 13th 1:00-1:30 pm
Presentation by Mathis Gallery Research Intern Nicole Miller

Additionally, there will be one virtual presentation by Mathis Gallery Research Intern Chloe Joy available on our YouTube channel Thursday, December 22nd
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3vmE5GOwQsu3jH1YJCZv0g

Art Exposé

Tuesday, November 15 2022 1:00pm - 1:30pm

Mathis Art Gallery
Mitchell Hall 170

The Emile H. Mathis Art Gallery invites you to a series of “Art Exposé” Gallery Talks

In these 15-minute presentations, Mathis Gallery Interns will discuss a mystery art object in the gallery collection that they have researched this semester. This is a wonderful opportunity to see the results of independent object-based learning and support our gallery team. Plus, you may see something new and exciting you never knew we had!

The following gallery talks will take place in the Mathis Gallery during open hours and will be free and open to the public:

Tuesday, November 15th 1:00-1:30 pm
Presentation by Mathis Gallery Research Intern Laura Jean Spear

Laura Jean Spear

Wednesday, November 30th 1:00-1:30 pm
Presentation by Mathis Gallery Curatorial Intern Abigail D. Muñoz

Tuesday, December 6th 12:30-1:00 pm
Presentation by Mathis Gallery Assistant Registrar Intern Amanda Zarnowski

Tuesday, December 13th 1:00-1:30 pm
Presentation by Mathis Gallery Research Intern Nicole Miller

Additionally, there will be one virtual presentation by Mathis Gallery Research Intern Chloe Joy available on our YouTube channel Thursday, December 22nd
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3vmE5GOwQsu3jH1YJCZv0g

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”.

PDF event flyer

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

Image: Musée Guimet, Paris

Painting from the UWM Art Collection mentioned by BYU Museum of Art’s publication

A work in the UWM Art Collection, James Tissot’s The Queen of Sheba Visits Solomon, is included in the BYU Museum of Art’s recent publication, James Tissot’s Men and Women of the Old Testament. While the image is unfortunately not… Read More

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