Tag: art history

  • Land•scape: Redefining Landscapes in the UWM Art Collection

    Land•scape: Redefining Landscapes in the UWM Art Collection

    Land · scape: Redefining Landscapes from the UWM Art Collection explores the subjectivity of landscapes in art through four lenses. The exhibition engages with concepts of the deconstructed landscape, the ephemeral landscape, landscapes and power, and bodies as landscapes. Through these different explorations and their unique experiences in the space, visitors will be challenged to…

  • UWM MA Art History – Up Close and Personal!

    Here is a fun little insight to what we get to do as MA Grad Students! ( I’m in the yellow sweater) I’ll be presenting on two objects later in the semester, on David Siqueiros Nude of 1931 and Andre Derain Seated Nude ca. 1925 which are both in the UWM Art History Collection!

  • Diona ( or Artemis) and Aphrodite

    Diona ( or Artemis) and Aphrodite

    Another sketch from the Acropolis Museum that had beautiful drapery that I was able to practice. “Diona (or Artemis) and Aprhodite, East Pediment Parthenon, Acropolis Museum, Greece, 2014”

  • Athenian River God

    Athenian River God

    This was from my Summer Study Abroad in Greece back in 2014. This particular sketch was done at the newly constructed acropolis museum with the pediment plaster copies. It’s a real shame that they weren’t the originals. They would have looked magnificent in that space.

  • Marble Head of Dionysos

    Marble Head of Dionysos

    This was from my Summer Study Abroad in Greece, one of my sketches of a sculpture in the Corinth museum.

  • Art History Is Life

    Art History Is Life

    Several years ago during my undergraduate I took an additional course to assist in my thought processes and concise writing for the art history courses I was taking at the time. I ran across one of my answers to a prompt we were given and even today I am proud of how clearly I stated…

  • Sample Writing Art History Assessment

    Sample Writing Art History Assessment

    Horse painting gained in popularity during the Yuan as another form of painting to escape the Mongol rule and making references to the Tang dynasty. The horse is regarded as a symbol of vitality, vigor, and nobility. To the Tang rulers, the horse was a symbol of power and prestige. Horses reflected the military might…

  • Artistic Inspiration in Art History

    Artistic Inspiration in Art History

    First and foremost, I am an art historian as well as an artist, and this completely guides my artistic choices that I make and what influences me. I do try to let my work speak for itself but that would not be quite right to completely ignore the influences and the history of pigment and…

  • Featured: How to Succeed in Business, Major in Art History

    Featured: How to Succeed in Business, Major in Art History

    The thing I am most proud of with my art history degree is my ability to quickly and efficiently analyze a piece of media/medium to its fullest extent. I am able to provide historical context, visual impact, the evolution of its design, and its efficiency in getting its point across as well as critique it…

  • Why I Make Art

    Why I Make Art

    Every artist chooses o make art for some reason, and many make art due to a mental or physical struggle. This is my story.