Faculty News: Prof. Phillips Retirement Celebration Now on YouTube!

The Department of Art History at UW–Madison, Sherry Fowler, Melissa McCormick, Julie Nelson Davis, and Laura Mueller present an exciting Zoom event to celebrate the retirement of our dear colleague and co-founder of Japan Art History Forum (JAHF), Quitman Eugene Phillips, Joan B. Mirviss Chair in Japanese Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

“Painting and the Practices of Quitman ‘Gene’ Phillips: A Celebration of a Career in Japanese Art History” took place on Friday April 16, 2021. In addition to festive conversations, short Japanese art history talks that respond to Gene’s scholarship were given by Shimao Arata, Sherry Fowler, Melissa McCormick, Ikumi Kaminishi, Julie Davis, Laura Mueller, and Joan Mirviss. We hope that you enjoy this celebration of Gene’s impressive career.