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In 1978–79, Michael Lucero—now best known for his ceramic sculpture—constructed a series of hanging figures from fruit crates scavenged in Chinatown. This exhibition features all seventeen figures.
Emily Belknap is the winner of the 2013 Chazen Prize to an Outstanding MFA Student. Her work explores the relationship between landscapes on the edge of town and in the backyard.
A selection of English, Italian, and French drawings donated by Joseph McCrindle, founder of the Transatlantic Review magazine.
The Public Works of Art Project was the first federal program to support the arts. In 1934 the PWAP employed thousands of artists to paint regional, recognizable subjects—from portraits to cityscapes and street scenes to landscapes and rural life. This exhibition celebrates the 75th anniversary of the PWAP, presenting 56 vibrant paintings from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s unparalleled collection.
This selection of works from the collection of a University of Wisconsin alumna will survey the breadth of German and Austrian printmaking at the beginning of the 20th century, a period of experimentation and personal expression.
This exhibition demonstrates the distinctive characteristics of watercolor—delicacy, luminosity, visual opulence, and technical difficulty—and presents a range of nineteenth-century subject matter, including landscape, still life, fairy painting, and classical themes.
This exhibition of 45 rarely seen paintings and tapestries from the renowned Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy, includes works by Italian Renaissance and Baroque masters such as Sandro Botticelli, Lorenzo Monaco, Jacopo Tintoretto, and Titian. The exhibition highlights the theme of the Eucharist in art from the Creation of Adam and Eve to the Resurrection.
In nineteenth-century Japan the fan not only provided relief from the oppressive heat, it became a fashionable representation of summer. Drawn from the Chazen’s Van Vleck Collection, this exhibition offers a refreshing look at an icon.
This exhibition from the Chazen’s collection will trace the forces that shaped the print edition.
Jason Ramey is the first winner of the annual Chazen Prize to an Outstanding MFA Student, awarded to a 3rd year UW–Madison Art Department graduate student.