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Arts

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 …

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 crossed …

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 drawing …

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 at …

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

Summer 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 high, …

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

Summer 2019

Bryce Richter

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

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 one …

Alt-Rock Apex

Summer 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. John

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 of …

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.

Beautiful Bugs

Spring 2016

Not your average wallpaper.

Dalton Trumbo’s Papers

Spring 2016

The UW holds a piece of Hollywood history.

Art for Fruit’s Sake

Winter 2015

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

Aquatic Artist

Winter 2015

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