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Collection Spotlight for March

Collection Spotlight! This monthly news item highlights an object from the permanent collection with descriptive and interpretive information.

Rockefeller’s Guernica and the Collection of Modern Copies

Author: K.L.H. Wells, Assistant Professor Published in: Journal of the History of Collections (257-277) Published by: Oxford University Press Year: 2015 More information 

A fragmented past: (re)constructing antiquity through 3D artefact modelling and customised structured light scanning at Athienou-Malloura, Cyprus

Author: Derek B. Counts, Professor (with E. W. Averett [Creighton University] and Kevin Garstki [UWM]) Published in: Antiquity 90 (pp. 206-218) Year: 2016 More Information 

Fontaine posts Tumblr Blog for UWM Special Collections

Our Art History graduate field worker Cameron Fontaine posted a Tumblr blog today on our current exhibition “Ampersand: Design and Prints by Jillian Noble.”

Gorfinkel to deliver keynote at University of California-Irvine symposium

Elena Gorfinkel will deliver a keynote at a symposium, “Quality Trash” held by the Visual Studies Department at the University of California-Irvine on March 10th.

Art History Featured in L&S In Focus

The Department of Art History was featured in the February 2016 edition of the College of Letters & Science In Focus monthly newsletter.

Counts receives a Center for International Education/Office of Undergraduate Research Grant to support travel for Kayla Olson

Derek Counts received a Center for International Education/Office of Undergraduate Research Grant to support travel for Kayla Olson (UWM undergraduate) and himself to study and document excavated material from Counts’s archaeological site of Athienou-Malloura in Cyprus.

Schaefer Chairs Panel at CAA

Visiting Assistant Professor Sarah Schaefer chaired a panel at the 2016 College Art Association Annual Conference on Saturday, February 6th.

Art Exposé: Ying Wang

On Tuesday, February 10, 2016, the UWM Art History Gallery hosted Art Exposé.

Elena Gorfinkel gives Keynote Lecture at the University of Florida’s Film Studies Symposium

On January 29th 2016, Associate Professor Elena Gorfinkel gave a keynote lecture, “Walking Still” concerning Tsai Ming Liang’s “Walker” series of films, at the University of Florida’s Film Studies Symposium, hosted by the Film Studies Program, English Department, and held at the Harn Museum of Art in Gainesville, Florida.