ARTHIST 349 views art from UWM Art Collection

In ARTHIST349: American Postmodernism 1960-2000, Department of Art History Senior Lecturer, Linda Brazeau, presented and discussed examples of Op, Neo-Dada, and Pop art culled from the UWM Art Collection, including Victor Vasarely’s Etude-Sur-Ris, Robert Rauschenberg’s Cardbird, Clause Oldenberg’s Spoon Pier, and Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Can Shopping Bag.… Continue Reading »

FOAH Behind-the-Scenes Tour

On Tuesday, September 27, UWM Art Collection Director, Linda Brazeau, and Curator, UWM Art Collection, Christa Story gave a behind the scenes tour of the UWM Art History Gallery and the UWM Art Collection (UWMAC) vault to Friends of Art History (FOAH) members at the Art Connoisseur level. … Continue Reading »

Gallery Renovation Update Fall 2016

The good news is that the renovation is scheduled to begin in fall 2016. Upon completion in spring 2017, the Art History Gallery, under the stewardship of the Department of Art History, will be transformed into a state-of-the-art 2,400 square feet exhibition space, renamed the Emile H. Mathis II Gallery, honoring the beneficence of patron Emile H. Mathis II, an art connoisseur, collector and gallery owner. … Continue Reading »

A Welcomed Visitor to the UWM Art Collection

Director of the UWM Art Collection, Linda Brazeau, and Curator, Christa Story welcomed Lisa Benjamin, the granddaughter of UWM Art Collection donors, Blanche and Henry Rosenberg, to view art in the Rosenberg Collection which includes work by early modern masters such as Picasso, Miro, Kandinsky, Klee, Moore, Arp, Dubuffet and others.… Continue Reading »

Brazeau brings class to the Milwaukee Art Museum

On Wednesday April 27, Linda Brazeau, Director, UWM Art Collection and Galleries, presented a talk to her Art History class, ARTHIST 470 Topics in American Art: Re-defining American Landscape: Nature, Mind, Body at the Milwaukee Art Museum, while touring the exhibition, Nature and the American Vision, which features nearly fifty masterpieces from the New-York Historical Society’s acclaimed collection of landscape paintings.… Continue Reading »

Fall 2015 Curator’s Conversations

On Friday, December 4, 2015, Linda Brazeau, Director of the UWM Art Collection and Galleries, Christa Story, Curator of the UWM Art Collection and Galleries, and Jackie Murphy, Fall 2015 UWM Art History Gallery Graduate Intern, traveled to Edgewood College in Madison, WI for Fall 2015 Curator’s Conversations. … Continue Reading »