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Past Exhibitions

Summer Breeze: The Fan in Japanese Prints

Jul 7–Sep 9, 2012

In nineteenth-century Japan the fan not only provided relief from the oppressive heat, it became a fashionable representation of summer. In theaters, fans were associated […]

The Development of the Print Edition

Jun 23–Oct 28, 2012

Strange abbreviations and fractions sometimes appear at the bottoms of prints: 34/50, A.P., BAT, AI. These inscriptions refer to the edition of the print—its number, […]

Compendium 2012: Art Department Faculty Exhibition

Feb 4–Apr 1, 2012

Exhibition Overview About every four years, the museum hosts an exhibition of current work by the UW–Madison Art Department faculty, affiliates, and emeriti. Compendium 2012 represents the […]

Sean Scully Paintings and Watercolors

Oct 22, 2011–Jan 15, 2012

Exhibition Overview Sean Scully is one of the most significant and influential abstract painters working today. He was born in Dublin and raised in a […]