Ten images and two videos by University of Wisconsin–Madison students, faculty and staff have been named winners of the 2019 Cool Science Image Contest. The contest recognizes the technical and creative skills required to capture images or video that document science or nature.
In celebration of Black History Month, an ArtSpin outreach event gave participants the chance to create art in the style of American contemporary painter and silhouette artist Kara Walker.
Sponsored by Promega Corp. with additional support from the UW–Madison Arts Institute and DoIT Digital Publishing and Printing Services, the contest offers an opportunity to show off compelling visuals made by students, staff or faculty.
The UW–Madison Awards in the Creative Arts honored everything from a dance work to a recording of new music to a multi-channel, multi-screen video artwork examining the philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
"Behind the Canvas" explores American artist Jim Dine’s latest contribution to the Chazen Museum of Art’s permanent collection. Dine's four-panel mural exploring and honoring the art of classical antiquity took more than two years to make and crossed the ocean before its eventual installation in Madison. With footage capturing Dine at work in his Paris studio, the film documents the artist’s creative process as well as the transportation and highly technical installation of the work.
'Behind the Canvas,' premiering at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20 on Wisconsin Public Television, highlights artist Jim Dine’s latest contribution to the Chazen Museum of Art: a mural exploring the art of classical antiquity that took more than two years to make and ship from France.
An art project designed to encourage people to vote uses a new tactic: “yarn bomb cozies” on light poles on Bascom Hill.
Homecoming is an occasion often involving food, friends and football — but it’s also a time to welcome Badger alumni back to campus. …
The humanitarian and emeritus professor of music was fêted with music and multimedia tributes during an evening filled with laughter and love at the Overture Center for the Arts.
The 25-year-old poet impressed a crowd at Memorial Union on Saturday, and in turn she raved about Madison on social media. “This seems like a place where I could write a book," she wrote.
A new exhibition featuring artworks inspired by scientific research led by UW–Madison physicists, and created by high school students with the help of artists and writers.
The Bucky on Parade project placed 85 life-size Bucky Badger statues throughout Madison and Dane County, and they've proven to be a big draw for many.
"Racism in Hollywood has also taken a toll in particular on Asian Americans. Asian Americans are an extremely small slice of the national population, so their needs and demands are rarely taken into consideration,” says Lori Kido Lopez.
Artist Jill Iwanski designed and constructed the "... And On Wisconsin!" Bucky statue as a tribute to her time as a trombone player in the UW Marching Band. "My involvement in the Marching Band hugely shaped my time at UW and helped make me who I am today," she says.
Artist S.V. Medaris was inspired to create Retro Bucky, a display of the various Bucky logos since the 1930s, by her love for the Bucky logo. "I had a Bucky Badger sweatshirt that I wore, like, always," Medaris said after her family moved to Wisconsin from Southern California. "I was in love with that logo/image from the start."
Megan Breene and Allyson Casey, both graphic designers at the Wisconsin Union, designed and painted Sunset Bucky for Bucky on Parade, a public art project. They hope their Bucky reminds people of nights spent on the Terrace, which has become an icon of Madison.