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Arts

The One and Only André De Shields

Winter 2019

The Tony–winning Broadway star forged his artistic identity at UW–Madison.

Art for the Asking

Winter 2019

Campus Art Exchange has a brilliant plan for beautifying UW–Madison.

A Broadway Star’s UW Roots

Winter 2019

Here’s how we uncovered the story of André De Shields’s fabled stint on campus.

The New Badger in Town

Winter 2019

Meet the Harry Whitehorse statue near Camp Randall — and sit on it, too.

A Beloved Mosaic’s New Lease on Life

Winter 2019

Man — Creator of Order and Disorder returns to its former glory.

Coffee Break at the Chazen Museum

Winter 2019

A new café helps make the facility more accessible.

A Concert Series for the Ages

Fall 2019

The Wisconsin Union Theater makes sure the 100th-anniversary season is something special.

Lorraine Hansberry: From UW to Broadway

Fall 2019

Even as a UW–Madison student, the author of “A Raisin in the Sun” spoke up for what she believed in.

A Monument to Tolerance

Fall 2019

Meet the new Library Mall sculpture.

They Came to Create at Tandem Press

Summer 2019

Every few weeks, another one arrives: a visiting artist to create a new work at Tandem Press, UW–Madison’s fine-art print shop. Tandem is…

‘Writing Emotion’ at Hallmark

Summer 2019

Jason Tracy

If you’ve been to a wedding, baby shower, funeral, or birthday party in the last 13 years, you’ve probably…

Photography vs. Segregation

Summer 2019

In 2002, Gillian Laub ’97 made what would be the first of many trips to Mount Vernon, Georgia, to photograph the lives of teenagers…

Dance, Dance Revolutionary

Summer 2019

Mary Hinkson ’46, MS’47 was born to dance, but as a black woman at the UW, she found Madison far from welcoming. Rather than give up, she became one of the nation’s leading performers.

So Long to Nails’ Tales

Summer 2019

An uncertain future for a divisive campus sculpture.

A Purse for the Ages

Summer 2019

The UW’s Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection turns 50.

Warrington Colescott

Spring 2019

Remembering the pioneering UW printmaker and art professor.

Consummate Cinematographer

Winter 2018

Peter Deming ’80

Five Badger Standouts

Winter 2018

WAA recognizes the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients.

Wheelhouse Studios

Winter 2018

Where the campus community gets creative.

The Marvels of Cartooning

Fall 2018

Andy Manis

Just like the superheroes he creates, artist Jeff Butler x’18 provided powerful inspiration when he led a workshop on…

Lester Graves Lennon ’73

Fall 2018

Sarah Morton

If you were looking for Lester Graves Lennon ’73 back in the late ’60s, chances are you found him…

Bucky on Parade

Fall 2018

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Beauty Vanishes

Fall 2018

During more than four decades as a photographer, Michael Kienitz ’74 has worked in some of the most beautiful spots in the world —…

Hooked on Comics

Summer 2018

Illustrator Jeff Butler x’18 draws the height of popular culture, from Dungeons & Dragons to Marvel superheroes.

Madison, Revisited

Summer 2018

Been awhile since you've visited the UW's hometown? Consider an itinerary made up of beautiful views, a raft of restaurants, and a less-traveled path on campus.

Mystery Solved

Winter 2019

The List Issue featured four University Archives images in search of captions. Readers answered the call and helped identify three of them, with…

Hoopes Sisters Illustrations

Spring 2018

Susan Barribeau ’77, MA’91 had no time to waste when she came across a listing for 25 sketchbooks that had belonged to Margaret and…

Emma Straub MFA’08

Spring 2018

Andrea Mohin/The New York Times/Redux

A Store Grows In Brooklyn

The planning took months. For a brief moment, when emotions ran…

Chazen Museum of Art

Spring 2018

The Chazen presents 10 to 12 temporary exhibitions each year, featuring works from its permanent collection and pieces on loan from museums around…

Keep on a- Rock’n Us, Baby

Spring 2018

Steve Miller x’65 reflects on how his time on campus, being an English major, and growing up with a famous godfather affected his music career.

One great letter

Winter 2017

When the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research asked Hollywood heavyweights to contribute to its archives, comedian, writer, and film star Groucho…

11 Legendary Concerts

Winter 2017

Music is tied up in the fabric of campus life. Some concerts — including these — are highlights from the university’s history.

Tradition, Reinterpreted

Winter 2019

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

Winter 2019

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…