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African Art in the UWM Art History Teaching Gallery

On December 3 and December 8, 2014, Visiting Assistant Professor Matthew Francis Rarey went from professor to student in ARTHIST 371: African Art.

ARTHIST 102 views Picasso, Kandinksy, and Miró

Last week students from Kara Hendrickson’s and Matt Rogan’s discussion sections visited the UWM Art History Gallery for the last time this semester.

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.

ARTHIST 101 Visits UWM Special Collections

he week of November 17th, discussion sections for Professor Derek Count’s ARTHIST 101: Ancient to Medieval Art and Architecture course were given the unique opportunity to closely examine facsimiles of medieval manuscripts.

Paint Like an Egyptian 2014

Using ancient techniques as much as possible, students in Associate Lecturer Jocelyn Boor’s ARTHIST 315: Art and Archaeology of Ancient Egypt constructed paintbrushes, ground natural pigments, drew a square grid, and recreated ancient Egyptian tomb paintings on papyrus.

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 102 views a Crochepierre and Degas

ARTHIST 102: Renaissance to Modern Art and Architecture visited the UWM Art History Gallery again this week to view objects from the UWM Art Collection.

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.

Mummy Visits ARTHIST 315

On Tuesday, October 21, Richard Hedderman, an educator at the Milwaukee Public Museum, visited Jocelyn Boor’s ARTHIST 315: Art and Archaeology of Ancient Egypt with “Mummy Secrets Unwrapped.”

ARTHIST: 371 and a Yoruba Tunic

Visiting Assistant Professor Matthew Rarey brought a twentieth century Yoruba beaded tunic from Nigeria into his ARTHIST 371:African Art class.