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Anderson uses Hayes Award to Research in DC and Philly

Graduate student Cortney Anderson is currently writing her thesis on Mary Cassatt, her paintings and pastels of women performing needlecraft (particularly that of her sister in the painting Lydia at a Tapestry Frame), and their engagement with Medievalism.

Counterwitnessing the Visual Culture of Brazilian Slavery

Author: Matthew Francis Rarey, Visiting Assistant Professor Published in: African Heritage and the Memories of Slavery in Brazil and the South Atlantic World Year: 2015 More information

“American Beauty” opens at the Charles Allis

American Beauty: Nineteenth Century Landscapes opened at the Charles Allis Art Museum on Friday, February 13, 2015.

Rarey’s New Essay: ​”Camera Lucida Mexicana: Travel, Visual Technologies, and Contested Objectivities”

Matthew Francis Rarey’s essay ​”Camera Lucida Mexicana: Travel, Visual Technologies, and Contested Objectivities” discusses three nascent visual technologies—the camera lucida, the panorama, and the daguerreotype—as often stubborn and defiant agents in quests for both scientific rationality and picturesque image-making in the first four decades of the nineteenth century.

Recently restored painting by Alfred von Wierusz Kowalski

It is with great pleasure that the UWM Art Collection announces the unveiling of a recently restored painting by Polish artist, Alfred von Wierusz Kowalski (1849-1915).

Kupiecki and Murphy Intern at MOWA

Graduate students Anna Kupiecki and Jackie Muprhy helped Andrea Waala, the Museum of Wisconsin Art’s (MOWA) registrar, accession three Tom Uttech paintings into the museum’s collection.

Art Exposé: Linda Brazeau

On Tuesday, February 10, 2015, the UWM Art History Gallery hosted Art Exposé.

UWM Art Collection to Collaborate with ARTstor

The UWM Art Collection will soon be featured in the ARTstor Digital Library.

Camera Lucida Mexicana: Travel, Visual Technologies, and Contested Objectivities

Author: Matthew Francis Rarey, Visiting Assistant Professor Published in: Romantic Circles  (A refereed scholarly Website devoted to the study of Romantic-period literature and culture) Year: 2015 More information

“Reflections on a Collection” Opens in UWM Art History Gallery

Reflections on a Collection: The UWM Icons Revisited Fifty Years Later opened in the UWM Art History Gallery on Thursday, February 5, 2015.