UWM Graduate Student Curates Library Exhibition

UWM Art History Graduate Student Youngchul Shin has researched and installed an exhibition on the UWM Library’s 4th Floor, entitled “Christ, Fully God and Fully Human.” Congratulations to Youngchul on this project! Christ, Fully God and Fully Human An exhibition… Read More

UWM Art Collection Pieces Now on Artstor Digital Library

The Emile H. Mathis Art Gallery, together with the Art History Department, is pleased to announce that a portion of the UWM Art Collection is now available on Artstor! 1,800 images from the collection are now searchable on the Artstor Digital… Read More

“American Women Rebuilding France” Traveling Exhibition

UWM Art History graduate student, Youngchul Shin, had the opportunity to work with the “American Women Rebuilding France” exhibit at the UWM Golda Meir Library during the spring semester.  The traveling exhibit came to UWM from the American Friends of… Read More

Emile H. Mathis Art Gallery Reopens with NEW EXHIBITIONS!

Join us at the Emile H. Mathis Art Gallery for two exciting, new graduate exhibitions: Defining Class Through Fashion: The Costume Prints of Wenceslaus Hollar, and Fluid Lines: Tracing Ryakuga-Shiki in Japan and France. Current Mathis Gallery hours are listed below. Beginning… Read More

‘Thinking With Things’ Freshman Seminar

Students in Krista Grensavitch’s History 192: Thinking with Things Freshman Seminar visited the Mathis Gallery Wednesday, February 28th to discuss ways we categorize objects and how they can defy those categories in different ways. Each student chose an object in the gallery… Read More

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.

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