Wisconsin

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1930s

1939

Lawrence Halprin attends the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he meets his future wife, fellow student Anna Halprin.

decade

1940s

1941

Lawrence Halprin earns his MS in horticulture from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

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1950s

1955

Jim Isermann is born in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

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1960s

1959–61 1960

Patrick Blackwell, Joe Goode, Jerry McMillan, Don Moore, and Ed Ruscha (who refer to themselves as the Students Five) live with Wally Batterson in a house on Madison Avenue in Silver Lake, California; all attend Chouinard. They then move into a little house on New Hampshire Avenue in Hollywood.

1967

Robert Cumming begins teaching at the University of WisconsinMilwaukee.

1967–69 1967

William Wegman teaches at the Wausau and Waukesha campuses of the University of Wisconsin.

1968

Robert Cumming, Bill Wegman’s Screen Sculpture, Milwaukee, WI, 1968. Gelatin silver print; image: 9 3/5 × 7 3/5 in. (24.5 × 19.5 cm); paper: 10 × 7.8 in. (25.2 × 19.9 cm); mount: 20 × 16 in. (50.9 × 40.6 cm). Collection Art Institute of Chicago, gift of Arnold and Temmie Gilbert, 1984.1279. Photo: The Art Institute of Chicago/Art Resource, NY.

1969–70 1969

William Wegman is an artist in residence at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

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1970s

1977

Jim Isermann receives his BFA from the University of WisconsinMilwaukee.

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