Art History Remembers Frank Horlbeck

Frank R. Horlbeck passed away peacefully on January 14, 2019, only two weeks short of his 95th birthday. He is being mourned and remembered by family, friends and former students around the United States, as …

Visiting Professor Alarcon, 2018-19

A big welcome to Prof. Carolina Alarcon, who has joined the department during the 2018-19 year to teach Renaissance art. A recent Ph.D. (Florida State University), Carolina’s research investigates the state of the art of …

New Online Course COMING SOON

Faculty News: Professor Anna Andrzejewski has received an online course development grant to support development of a new online offering, “History of Wisconsin Architecture.” This will help support the department’s expanding offerings in architectural history …

Drewal exhibition ranked #4 in LA!

Best of 2018: Our Top 15 Los Angeles Art Shows Hyperallergic’s Los Angeles-based contributors share their top exhibition choices of the year. “Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths,” with lead curator Tom Joyce and …

Drewal exhibition ranked top ten!

Holland Cotter, art critic of the New York Times just rated this year’s exhibitions and “Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths” (of which Professor Drewal is one of five curators, and an author in the …

“The Triumph of Trolls”

Professor Ann Smart Martin with PhD Candidates Jared L. Schmidt and Cortney Anderson Kramer will publish their collaborative research from the Community-University Award winning project with the Mt Horeb Historical Society. The book chapter titled “The Triumph …

Louis Nelson Lecture Draws Crowd

Louis P. Nelson, Professor of Architectural History and Vice Provost, University of Virginia, drew a large crowd for his talk on Thursday, November 15. The talk attracted some attention from the local press.