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  • Venus of Urbino Revived sculpture by Mara Superior

    New Accession Highlight: Venus of Urbino Revived

    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.

  • Teapot sculpture by Don Reitz

    New Accession Highlight: Teapot

    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.

  • Time (B) by Kenji Nakahashi

    New Accession Highlight: Kenji Nakahashi Pieces

    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.

  • Cobalt Blues by Rudy Autio

    New Accession Highlight: Cobalt Blues

    Rudy Autio is considered a pillar of contemporary ceramics. The way that he constructs and shapes his vessels is distinctive and a hallmark of his production. After building up a hollow ceramic cylinder, he adds rounded projections that extend the vessel’s curvilinear surface.

  • Marsh Island, Ipswich, MA

    New Accessions On View at the Chazen

    These paintings show three different styles of depicting landscape during a period of great artistic transition from realism to abstraction in the decades around the turn of the twentieth century. The earliest is a composition by Scottish painter John Williamson, who immigrated to the United States as a child.

  • Looking out the chazen's lobby

    Sign Up Now to Visit the Chazen!

    The Chazen Museum of Art is now open. Hours are Tuesday–Friday, 12-5 p.m., The first, second and parts of the third floor of the Chazen building are open, with a limit of 25 visitors at a time.

  • ice floe photograph showing climate change and icebergs melting

    Family Friday Online

    We want to explore the collection with you online. On Family Friday, be an art explorer and download a project to do at home. Show us your artwork by posting it on Facebook or Instagram and tagging us @ChazenArtUW.