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In the first decades of the twentieth century, Shozaburo Watanabe started his publishing business, hiring a new generation of artists and craftsmen to create Japanese prints in the time-honored tradition of Hokusai and Hiroshige.
With more than 220 works by artists from 15 countries, the collection is intended to, among other goals, encourage people with disabilities to express themselves and expand their world through art.
The 2018 Russell and Paula Panczenko MFA Prize has been awarded to Michele Marti. Marti will create lithographs and video of the body—backs and butts—investigating how the body rests.
The Tile Club was one of many societies that formed across the United States during the late nineteenth century. Including such well-known artists as Winslow Homer, William Merritt Chase, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Edwin Austin Abbey, J. Alden Weir, and John H. Twachtman, the club was founded in 1877 riding a wave of interest in the decorative arts.
Curated by students in Introduction to Museum Studies: Theory & Methods, this exhibition examines historic ceramic vessels and their technologies, artistry, and meanings.
Since the 1960s, Indigenous Australian and Torres Strait Islander artists have spearheaded a renaissance in the world’s oldest continuous artistic tradition, innovating within the idioms of visual languages that have developed over the course of millennia.
This exhibition explores the ever-evolving visual landscape of science fiction and fantasy literature with illustrations from the collection of Stephen Korshak.
Drawn from Madison and Midwestern collections, this exhibition highlights the artistic vision of Chicago-based artist Dan Ramirez.
Barbara Mackey Kaerwer, art historian, lecturer, collector, and great friend of the Chazen Museum of Art. Prints by Egon Schiele, Emil Nolde, Franz Marc, and Kathe Kollwitz are among Mrs. Kaerwer’s many gifts to the Chazen and are featured in this exhibition.
Life-sized kimonos cast in glass, ceramic, bronze, and rusted iron will fill the Rowland Galleries for Karen LaMonte: Floating World at the Chazen Museum of Art