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The Baker/Pisano Collection offers a personal and selective history of photography from the 1840s through 1980s.
This exhibition of current work by the UW–Madison Art Department faculty, affiliates, and emeriti represents the breadth and scope of contemporary art today and highlights the diversity of this dynamic faculty.
At the beginning of the twentieth century, Japanese artists were exposed to the printmaking traditions of other countries as well as to European modernism, and they incorporated these new influences into their traditional printmaking to create vibrant, modern works.
The influential abstract painter Sean Scully is best known for his paintings of lines, stripes, and blocks of color. His large-scale oil paintings and intimate watercolors will inaugurate the Pleasant T. Rowland Galleries in the Chazen’s new building.
This exhibition of mostly late-twentieth-century American and European abstract paintings from the collection of Simona and Jerome A. Chazen includes works by such artists as David Hockney, Robert Motherwell, Hans Hofmann, and Gerhard Richter.
This exhibition highlights a rich collection of prints by German Expressionist artists, British printmakers of the Grosvenor School, American Provincetown printmakers, and contemporary masters.
Printmakers not only create beautiful art, they often want to deliver a specific message, whether high-minded, humorous, or appalled.
The icon is a distinctive form of holy image in Eastern Orthodox cultures, intended to evoke sacred presence by appealing to the senses.
“Hidden Treasures: Illuminated Manuscripts from Midwestern Collections” brings together rarely seen ornate handmade books from university libraries, museums, and private collections in seven states.
Andy Warhol was a relentless photographer of the people and places around him. He constantly documented the steady stream of friends, acquaintances, celebrities, and even strangers who came to his atelier, The Factory - a place both notorious and immensely attractive for its bohemianism.