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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.
2012 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the studio glass program, founded at the UW–Madison by Harvey Littleton. This exhibition highlights the far-reaching influence of Littleton and the UW program.
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.