ARTHIST 101 in the UWM Art History Gallery

This week teaching assistants Anna Kupiecki and Kelsey McCarey Soya brought Derek Counts’ ARTHIST 101: Ancient to Medieval Art and Architecture students to the UWM Art History Gallery to view icons and reliquaries from the Charles Bolles Rogers Collection.

Molly McCourt presents at Film and History Conference held in Madison

Molly McCourt, a graduate student in the English/Film Studies Department and a teaching assistant for ARTHIST/FILMSTD 205: History of Film I: Development of an Art, presented at the Film and History Conference held in Madison, Wisconsin.

ARTHIST 101 Visits UWM Special Collections

he week of November 17th, discussion sections for Professor Derek Count’s ARTHIST 101: Ancient to Medieval Art and Architecture course were given the unique opportunity to closely examine facsimiles of medieval manuscripts.

Brazeau and Story attend Curators Conference at Edgewood College

On November 21, 2014, Linda Brazeau, Director of the UWM Art Collection and Galleries and Christa Story, Curator, UWM Art Collection, attended the Curators Conversations organized by David Wells at Edgewood College in Madison.

Paint Like an Egyptian 2014

Using ancient techniques as much as possible, students in Associate Lecturer Jocelyn Boor’s ARTHIST 315: Art and Archaeology of Ancient Egypt constructed paintbrushes, ground natural pigments, drew a square grid, and recreated ancient Egyptian tomb paintings on papyrus.

Meet Hilary Snow

Visiting Assistant Professor Hilary K. Snow joins the art history faculty this year as a specialist in Asian art.

Graduate School Open House 2014

On Thursday, November 20, the UWM Graduate School hosted its first Graduate School Open House in the Wisconsin Room of the UWM Student Union.

Johung and Gorfinkel attend World Picture Conference in Berlin

Associate Professor Jennifer Johung and Assistant Professor Elena Gorfinkel traveled to Berlin during the first week of November to present papers at the annual World Picture Conference held this year at the Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICI Berlin).

ARTHIST 341 Learns Printmaking

Students in Visiting Assistant Professor Hilary Snow’s ARTHIST 341: Seventeenth Century Art in Holland and Flanders visited the Peck School for the Arts to learn how Rembrandt made prints.

ARTHIST 770: Japanese Print Culture Visits the Chazen

Visiting Assistant Professor Hilary Snow’s ARTHIST 770: Colloquium in Non-Western Art: Japanese Print Culture visited the Chazen Museum of Art at UW-Madison on Tuesday, November 11 to view Japanese prints.