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Art Exposé: Kay Wells

On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, the UWM Art History Gallery hosted Art Exposé. Art Exposé is a monthly gallery talk that exhibits a selected object from the UWM Art Collection on the second Tuesday of every month from 1-2 PM.

American Folk Art in the UWM Art Collection

Students from Assistant Professor Kay Wells’ ARTHIST 355: American Folk Art course viewed objects from a recent donation of folk art to the UWM Art Collection on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

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.

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.

UWM Art Collection offers some surprising finds

Check out a recent article about the UWM Art Collection from the UWM Report.

Congrats to Spring 2016 MA Graduates!

The Department of Art History wants to congratulate the following Spring 2015 MA graduates:

History of Modern Design Explores Green Furniture from the Chipstone Foundation

Assistant Professor Kay Wells’s History of Modern Design class (ARTHIST 368) explored green furniture from the Chipstone Foundation on Wednesday, March 24th.

Art Exposé: Kay Wells

On Tuesday, March 8, 2016, the UWM Art History Gallery hosted Art Exposé.

ARTHIST 102 Views Le Corbusier and Chagall

This week Assistant Professor Kay Wells’ ARTHIST 102: Renaissance to Modern Art and Architecture discussion sections visited the UWM Art History Gallery to view works from the UWM Art Collection.

ARTHIST 102 Views a Kandinsky and O’Keeffe

This week Assistant Professor Kay Wells’ ARTHIST 102: Renaissance to Modern Art and Architecture discussion sections visited the UWM Art History Gallery to view works from the UWM Art Collection.