In her compelling and unsettling collages, Deborah Roberts explores the ways in which society’s idealized and discriminatory conceptions of beauty shape “African American” identity.
October 14, 2020
October 5, 2020
Manon Cleary is remembered for her prolific output of painstakingly photo-realistic paintings and drawings addressing themes of the human body and sexuality, including her own.
September 25, 2020
This print, Juchitecas Platicando (Juchitecán Women Talking), depicts three statuesque women from the city of Juchiteca in the state of Oaxaca in southeastern Mexico.
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.