Women of the Page

Curated by Tanya Tiffany, Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and former JCB fellow, Women of the Page showcases the John Carter Brown Library’s extraordinary collection of images and books centered on nuns and convent life across Spain and its empire.

Congrats to the Fall 2016 MA Graduates!

The Department of Art History congratulates the following Fall 2016 MA graduates!

Art History Featured in L&S In Focus

The Department of Art History was featured in the November 2016 edition of the College of Letters & Science In Focus monthly newsletter.

Suneja visits ARTHIST 425: Romanesque Art and Architecture

On Monday, October 24, Richard Leson’s ARTHIST 425: Romanesque Art and Architecture welcomed Cary Suneja, a bookbinder and owner of Tea Cup Bindery in Menomonee Falls.

Counts publishes Mobilizing the Past for a Digital Future

Professor and chair, Derek Counts, co-edited a new book, Mobilizing the Past for a Digital Future: The Potential of Digital Archaeology, with his colleagues Erin W. Averett (Creighton University) and Jody M. Gordon (Wentworth Institute of Technology).

ARTHIST 700 presents on objects from UWM Art Collection

On Tuesday, October 11, Associate Professor Tanya Tiffany’s ARTHIST 700: Proseminar visited the UWM Art History Gallery for student presentations on objects from the UWM Art Collection.

ARTHIST 750 visits the Chipstone Foundation

On Monday, October 3, Assistant Professor Kay Wells and the students in her course ARTHIST 750: Revival! Visualizing the American Past visited the Chipstone Foundation in Fox Point to discuss the collecting and display of early-American antiques with Curator Sarah Carter.

Art Exposé: Ying Wang

On Tuesday, October 11, 2016, the UWM Art History Gallery hosted Art Exposé.

Former Visiting Assistant Professor adopts art from UMW Art Collection

Former Visiting Assistant Professor, Matthew Francis Rarey, donated to the Adopt Art program to help preserve and protect an African object from the UWM Art Collection that he discussed in his courses while at UWM.

Wells presents at American Art Conference in Dallas

On Saturday, October 8, Assistant Professor Kay Wells delivered a paper “Marketing Modernism in Postwar America: The Print Renaissance, the Tapestry Revival, and the Craft of Reproduction” at the Fourth Biennial Symposium of the Association of Historians of American Art in Fort Worth, Texas.