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Past Exhibitions

Daumier Lithographs: Characters and Caricatures

Dec 23, 2016–Feb 19, 2017

The great caricaturist of late nineteenth century Paris, Honoré Daumier, lived through turbulent times. His productive life started at the same time that Louis Philippe […]

First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare

Nov 3–Dec 11, 2016

The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been selected as the host site for the state of Wisconsin for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, a […]

Presenting Shakespeare: Posters from Around the World

Oct 14–Dec 11, 2016

In compiling the first-ever curated collection of international Shakespearean theatrical posters, Mirko Ilic and Steven Heller assembled around 1,500 examples. Their 2015 book, Presenting Shakespeare, includes 1,100 “historically significant, aesthetically desirable, […]

FACADES: Photographs by Markus Brunetti

Sep 2–Dec 31, 2016

Exhibition Overview After two decades of experience working with digital imaging, Markus Brunetti along with his partner Betty Schoener built a mobile studio and set […]

Close Reading: Sewn Works by Katherine Kuehn

Aug 19–Sep 16, 2016

Printer Katherine Kuehn explores words with fabric as matrix and thread as ink in this selection of sewn works by the Portland, Oregon–based artist. Her […]

Hoodwinked: An Installation by Jay Katelansky

Apr 15–May 29, 2016

Jay Katelansky is the winner of the Chazen Museum Prize for an Outstanding MFA Student. Katelansky is a third-year MFA student in the UW–Madison Art […]

Bought & Sold: Voices Of Human Trafficking

Apr 4–25, 2016

Exhibition Overview Bought & Sold: Voices of Human Trafficking is an outdoor photographic installation that speaks to the experiences and suffering of the hundreds of thousands of […]

Art Department Faculty Quadrennial Exhibition 2016

Jan 29–Apr 17, 2016

Works of painting, printmaking, graphic design, sculpture, ceramics, metalsmithing, glass, furniture making, papermaking, photography, digital media, video, and performance will fill the temporary galleries of […]