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Spring 2018 Courses!

Take a look at some of the wonderful Spring 2018 courses being offered in the Art History Department!  To see a complete list including courses such as Chinese Painting, Colloquium in Method and Theory, and Modern Painting, visit our ‘Courses… Read More

Art Exposé: Richard Leson

On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, the UWM Art History Gallery hosted Art Exposé.

Conservation Workshop: Before and After

Check out the photos of the Jean Arp and Barbara Hepworth bronzes before and after the conservation work by Terri White from the Milwaukee Art Museum.

Conservation Workshop with Terri White

Milwaukee Art Museum Object Conservator, Terri White, visited the Department of Art History today to perform conservation on four sculptures in the UWM Art Collection.

ARTHIST 371 views African Art from the UWM Art Collection

Students in Associate Lecturer David Pacifico’s ARTHIST 371: African Art compare UWM Art Collection objects from Nigeria’s Cross River region, Cameroon, and the Congo basin in order to detect and generalize about patterns in African art so as to prepare for their final paper.

ARTHIST 372 analyzes pre-Hispanic ceramics from the UWM Art Collection

Students examine pre-Hispanic ceramic vessels from Colombia and Ecuador in ARTHIST 372: Art of the Incas and their Ancestors, taught by associate lecturer David Pacifico.

AH 463: Cubism and Its Inheritance views Picasso prints

Visiting Assistant Professor Sarah Schaefer’s ARTHIST 463: Cubism and Its Inheritance class viewed six of the thirteen plates from Pablo Picasso’s illustrated etchings from Le chef d’oeuvre inconnu by Honore de Balzac housed in the UWM Art Collection.

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.

Art Exposé: Leigh Mahlik

On Tuesday, March, 14, 2017, the UWM Art History Gallery hosted Art Exposé.