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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.

Meet Hilary Snow

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

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.

Gorfinkel Recommended for Tenure!

On Friday, October 31, the Executive committee of the Division of Arts & Humanities unanimously voted and recommended Assistant Professor Elena Gorfinkel for promotion to the rank of associate professor with tenure in the Department of Art History.

Rembrandt in the Classroom

Students in Visiting Assistant Professor Hilary Snow’s ARTHIST 341: 17th Century Art in Holland and Flanders had the opportunity to compare three versions of a Rembrandt print firsthand.

Asante stool from Ghana

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

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.

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.