The Contemporary African Art Initiative (CAAI) is a new multi-year project that seeks to expand the Chazen Museum of Art’s holdings of contemporary African art.
November 11, 2020
October 24, 2020
In conjunction with the Community Altar Project, the Chazen is hosting a window installation called Crossings: Remembrance and Celebration, on view in both the bridge gallery and the second-floor windows facing East Campus Mall.
October 22, 2020
New Accession Highlight: Travelers at Shichirigahama Beach Pass Enoshima Island as Mount Fuji Appears Above the Distant Shore
Active primarily as a painter in Edo (present-day Tokyo) during the early decades of the nineteenth century, Kitagawa Fujimaro favored scenes featuring two or three figures in outdoor settings.
October 16, 2020
New Accession Highlight: Tatted Up Redhead Holding the Head of My Enemy at the Barricade Down the Street
This new accession by artist Santiago Cucullu has a title as colorful as the image itself: Tatted Up Redhead Holding the Head of My Enemy at the Barricade Down the Street.
October 14, 2020
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 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.