News

Printmaking Demonstration

Students in Assistant Professor Sarah Schaefer’s Intro to Prints and Printmaking: History and Techniques course visited the Peck School of the Arts intaglio printmaking studio last week. Students watched a demonstration by Savanna Brummel and had the opportunity to make their own etching… Read More

UWM Art Collection Graduate Viewing

Students in Associate Professor Tanya Tiffany’s Graduate Seminar “Sex in the (Early Modern) City: Gender and Urban Space in the Spanish World” visited the Emile H. Mathis Gallery to view two UWM Art Collection pieces: Wenceslaus Hollar’s etching of A Spanish… Read More

MAM Talk Features Assistant Professor Kay Wells

The January 4th Milwaukee Art Museum Gallery Talk featured UWM Art History Department Assistant Professor Kay Wells and Wisconsin Conservatory of Music’s Meaghan Heinrich.  Their talk discussed the relationship between art and music in early twentieth-century Paris as seen through… Read More

Kay Wells Article Published in “19th Century Studies” Journal

Assistant Professor Kay Wells recently published the article, “The ‘Merely Imitative Mood’: British Japonisme and Imperial Mimesis” in Volume 27 of 19th Century Studies. Here is a link to the journal’s most recently published article titles. Just follow the “Subscription” link on the left side of the page to find out more about subscribing to the ’19th Century Studies’ journal. http://english.selu.edu/ncs/current_volume.php

Art History Graduate Student Presentations VII

In the last Proseminar presentations of the semester, Art History Graduate Students Kelsey Kuehn, Olivia Lonetti, Younchul Shin, and Robert Olive Little Jackson spoke on four objects from the UWM Art Collection. The grad students examined Christo’s lithograph “Lower Manhattan… Read More

Art History Graduate Student Presentations VI

Art History Graduate Students Mary Strupp, Jeremy Schrupp, Katrina Russell, and Rebecca Kidd presented on four objects from the UWM Art Collection in Associate Professor Tanya Tiffany’s Proseminar course Tuesday, November 7th. This week the grad students examined Andre Derain’s… Read More

Art History Honors Seminar: Picture This

Students in Hilary Snow’s Art History Honors Seminar, ‘Picture This,’ are using prints from the UWM Art Collection for an ongoing research project and presentations. On Tuesday, October 24th, students were given the opportunity to examine their research subjects in person,… Read More

Art History Graduate Student Presentations V

Art History Graduate Students Cameron Quade, Youngchul Shin, and English Grad Student Paul Doro presented on three objects from the UWM Art Collection in Associate Professor Tanya Tiffany’s Proseminar course Tuesday, October 24th. This week the grad students examined Santos… Read More

Spring 2018 Courses!

Take a look at some of the wonderful Spring 2018 courses being offered in the Art History Department!  To see a complete list including courses such as Chinese Painting, Colloquium in Method and Theory, and Modern Painting, visit our ‘Courses… Read More

Snow Guest Lecture: Japanese Woodblock Prints

Honors College Professor Hilary Snow showed Japanese woodblock prints from the UWM Art Collection to accompany her guest lecture Monday, October 23rd in Assistant Professor Kay Wells’ course, ‘Frank Lloyd Wright.’ Her presentation focused on the tradition of Japanese ukiyo-e… Read More