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ExhibitionWarrington Colescott: Wisconsin Master

Oct 23, 2018–Mar 3, 2019

Night of the Artists, 1986, color intaglio, 21 x 14 7/8 in.,gift of the Wisconsin Foundation for the Arts (1986 Governor's Award in Support of the Arts), 1986.73

Exhibition Overview

Prints by Warrington Colescott are on view at the Chazen Museum of Art on the second floor of the Chazen building. Colescott, a printmaker and professor emeritus at UW–Madison, died Sept. 10 at his home in Hollandale, Wis. He was 97.

Colescott came to Madison on a one-year appointment in 1949 and taught here for 37 years. He remained active after retiring from teaching and was known for his work’s political and social satire.

Works on view are from the museum’s permanent collection and span the years from 1973 through 2013.

Image above: Warrington Colescott, (American, 1921–2018), Night of the Artists, 1986, color intaglio, 21 x 14 7/8 in., gift of the Wisconsin Foundation for the Arts (1986 Governor’s Award in Support of the Arts), 1986.73

Artist Info

Warrington Colescott
b. 1921
d. 2018

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