ARTHIST 102 views Picasso, Kandinksy, and Miró

Last week students from Kara Hendrickson’s and Matt Rogan’s discussion sections visited the UWM Art History Gallery for the last time this semester.

Jeff Jara and “The Problem with Folk Art”

On Thursday, December 4, 2014, MA graduate Jeff Jara gave a gallery talk in the UWM Art History Gallery in conjunction with Katherine Murrell’s “Extraordinary and Ordinary: Folk Art from the UWM Art Collection.”

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).