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Arts

Tradition, Reinterpreted

Summer 2017

Bryce Richter

This isn’t your typical henna design — and it’s not intended to be. Students created the henna …

Spring Fashion Show

Spring 2017

In the moments before the music begins, the nervous energy is palpable.

Nearly three dozen student models line up along a …

Poage Sculpture

Spring 2017

Sculptor Elmer Petersen created a statue of George Poage for the city of La Crosse, Wisconsin. Michael Lieurance

No …

Alt-Rock Apex

Summer 2017

A new documentary tells the story of a legendary Madison recording studio.

Pioneering Glass Artist

Winter 2016

Audrey Handler was one of the early students of famed UW professor Harvey Littleton, who pioneered the studio glass movement.

Better Aging Through Art

Winter 2016

Changing our perceptions of aging is at the heart of The Penelope Project: An Arts-Based Odyssey to Change Elder Care, …

The Hyperpiano

Winter 2016

UW music professor Christopher Taylor debuts the new instrument he developed on campus.

Shakespeare’s First Folio

Fall 2016

The UW’s Chazen Museum of Art will host an exhibition of the 1623 First Folio of Shakespeare’s plays, in honor …

Alumni Artists

Fall 2016

“There are way too many artists and way too few galleries,” says Barry Carlsen MFA’83. That’s why he started Big Ten(t), an alliance connecting …

Ben McCready x’76

Fall 2016

The portrait painter’s roster includes four U.S. presidents and several celebrities, such as George Clooney and Paul Newman.

Musical Theater Performance

Summer 2016

When we start staging things, if you don’t know your lyrics, you are going to get killed

Flights and Flurries

Summer 2016

Lauren Groff MFA’06 had a year most aspiring novelists can only dream of, writing a bestseller that President Obama named his favorite book of 2015.

Drawn Wisconsin!

Spring 2016

A former Daily Cardinal cartoonist, first inspired by Charles Schulz's Peanuts, reflects on his years at UW-Madison and pays tribute to fellow artists in an original comic strip.

Dalton Trumbo’s Papers

Spring 2016

The UW holds a piece of Hollywood history.

Beautiful Bugs

Spring 2016

Not your average wallpaper.

Aquatic Artist

Winter 2015

Kandis Elliot’s work tells a beautiful big fish story.

Art for Fruit’s Sake

Winter 2015

Paintings show horticulture students how fruits and vegetables have changed over the centuries.

Chazen Mural-in-Progress

Winter 2015

Japanese artist Manabu Ikeda’s work is massive, but the overall size is only a small part of his unique vision.

Long May They Run

Summer 2017

Longtime friends Phil Davis ’76, MA’81, Butch Vig ’80, and brothers Pete ’76 and Frank Anderson hatched an unconventional plan to record their successful first album.

Timely Debut

Summer 2015

Amid news of normalization efforts between the United States and Cuba, Apertura [Opening]: Photography in Cuba Today has made a timely debut at the Chazen Museum of Art.

Jack Archibald ’72: Stained-Glass Wizard

Summer 2015

Since the late 1970s, the Jack Archibalsd has created more than sixty stained-glass installations.

One Time at Band Camp…

Summer 2015

This is perhaps the most casual-looking canoeing tuba player we’ve ever seen. Granted, he’s the only canoeing tuba player we’ve ever seen.

West wing, Memorial Union

Winter 2014

West wing, Memorial Union, September 11, 2014.

Quick Takes: Winter 2014

Winter 2014

UW News in Brief.

Variations on a Theme

Fall 2014

A gift from artist Jim Dine.

Kevin Henkes x’83: Connecting with Kids

Fall 2014

A class project sparked a career as an author and illustrator.

Constructing Community

Summer 2014

An artist shares his rare talent — and his culture.

From Spectacles to Start-ups, from Computer Chips to Civil Rights

Summer 2014

The Wisconsin Alumni Association has presented Distinguished Alumni Awards since 1936. Meet the four celebrated honorees.

Blown Away by Piano

Summer 2014

I enjoyed the article about UW pianist Christopher Taylor [“Frankenpianist,” Spring 2014].

In particular, it was great to hear that the dual manual Steinway …

Bookshelf: Spring 2014

Spring 2014

Highlighted books from the Spring 2014 issue

The Varsity Band Concert

Spring 2014

it’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s Leckrone!

Creative License

Spring 2014

Now a UW faculty member, renowned cartoonist and author Lynda Barry explores the genesis of creativity, teaching the powerful connection between our hands and our brains.

Bookshelf: Winter 2013

Winter 2013

Highlighted books from the Winter 2013 issue

Spotlight on innovation

Winter 2013

What started as a gutsy notion among four UW undergrads (we could do this better) has grown into a wildly successful theatrical-lighting enterprise based in Badgerland.

Light it up

Summer 2013

Neon at the Stock Pavillion

Marshall Brickman ’62: The Jersey Score “Dueling Banjos” to Jersey Boys

Summer 2013

“My theory of life — and career choices — then and now is to hang out with people that I don’t mind having lunch with.”

The Accidental Actor

Summer 2013

The theater world has embraced the talents of Carrie Coon MFA ’06, taking her all the way to the Broadway stage.

Imagination, Inc.

Spring 2013

The devil's in the details, as a young grad has discovered in her job with the animation studio Pixar.

Out with the Old, in with the Older.

Winter 2012

Newly discovered documents shed light on the Union Theater’s history

Quick Takes: Winter 2012

Winter 2012

UW news in brief