Although we’re closed right now to help slow the spread of Covid-19 on campus and in the surrounding community, we’re highlighting the new works on […]
September 25, 2020
September 21, 2020
Although he was born in Seattle as a third-generation American, Roger Shimomura spent two years of his childhood in an internment camp for Japanese Americans in Idaho during World War II.
September 16, 2020
Throughout his career, Dubuffet’s work changed dramatically from period to period, as he experimented with atypical materials and techniques.
September 12, 2020
Here we're highlighting two works by UW–Madison alumnus John Hughes who earned an MFA at UW–Madison in 1992.
September 9, 2020
Today we're featuring Two Men (Study for The Funding Bill), a preliminary study for a much larger painting entitled The Funding Bill—Portrait of Two Men that artist Eastman Johnson completed in 1881.
September 1, 2020
Dogo the Kidnapper is an early work by Twins Seven-Seven, the father of Yorùbá modernism.
August 28, 2020
Ceramic artist Mara Superior’s porcelain sculpture reflects the artist’s engagement with the history of Western art. This piece is inspired by the Venus of Urbino, an iconic work by the Italian Renaissance painter Titian.
August 27, 2020
Artist Dean Byington creates intricate landscapes based on the graphic language of nineteenth-century illustrated books.
August 20, 2020
This work was fired in an anagama kiln—an ancient type of kiln that originated in China. The anagama kiln uses wood as a heat source, rather than the typical electric or gas kilns that contemporary ceramicists often use.
August 13, 2020
Today we’re taking a peek at three pieces by Japanese Conceptual artist Kenji Nakahashi. In both Difference in Time and Time (B), the artist arranged and photographed clocks to make a statement on the subjective experience of time.