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Asante stool from Ghana

Visiting Assistant Professor Matthew Rarey brought a twentieth century Asante stool from Ghana into his ARTHIST 371: African Art class.

Art Exposé: Christa Story

On Tuesday, October 14,2014, the UWM Art History Gallery hosted the second installment of Art Exposé.

Meet Matthew Francis Rarey

Matthew Rarey joins the UWM Department of Art History for the 2014-2015 academic year as a Visiting Assistant Professor of African and African Diaspora arts.

Unbelievable Cities: The Art of Etching

On Wednesday, October 8, Chadwick Noellert, an MA graduate student in the Peck School of the Arts gave a lecture on the process of etching in conjunction with the exhibition Unbelievable Cities: Etchings of Whistler, Haden, and Pennell.

Jennifer Johung and The Tissue Culture & Art Project

Associate Professor Jennifer Johung’s article, “Vital Maintenance: The Tissue Culture & Art Project and Infrastructures of Care,” published in Artlink’s September issue on Bio-Art: Life in the Anthropocene, focuses on a series of installation and performance rituals undertaken by the contemporary artists Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr.

Vital Maintenance: The Tissue Culture & Art Project and Infrastructures of Care

Author: Jennifer Johung, Associate Professor Published in: Artlink: Bio-Art: Life in the Anthropocene Year: 2014 More information

ARTHIST: 371 and a Yoruba Tunic

Visiting Assistant Professor Matthew Rarey brought a twentieth century Yoruba beaded tunic from Nigeria into his ARTHIST 371:African Art class.

Meet Kay Wells

The newest member of our faculty, Assistant Professor Kay Wells, is a historian of American art who examines the relationships between fine and applied arts from the late eighteenth century to today.

Seduction Time: Radley Metzger’s Score and the Utopian Gesture

Author: Elena Gorfinkel, Assistant Professor Published in: Free to Love: The Cinema of the Sexual Revolution, edited by Jesse Pires Publisher: International House Publications Year: 2014

Wet Dreams: Erotic Film Festivals of the Early 1970s and the Utopian Sexual Public Sphere

Author: Elena Gorfinkel, Assistant Professor Published in: Sex Scene: Media and the Sexual Revolution, edited by Eric Schaefer Publisher: Duke University Press Year: 2014 More information