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Friday, March 11, 2011
Ten years have passed since the dedication of the Milwaukee Art Museum's Santiago Calatrava Quadracci Pavilion. During this decade over 3,000 prints have been purchased for the museum's permanent collection, several specifically by the Contemporary Print Society, a MAM support group...
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Monday, March 7, 2011

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Frank Lloyd Wright's legacy continues to endure. The city is currently celebrating Wright's career with a major retrospective at the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM), and two other exhibitions provide complementary context for his influence on organic...
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Monday, March 7, 2011

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Intimate apparel, hidden beneath other garments, is often considered "unmentionable." In artist Carol Chase Bjerke's sculptures titled Intimate Apparel, paper slips and undershirts stitched from recycled medical disposables help to reveal emotional and/or physical conditions that likewise often go without mention...
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Monday, Feb. 28, 2011

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More than 20 venues open their doors inside the Historic Third Ward's Marshall Building on Friday, March 4, 5-9 p.m. Galleries and merchants on five floors present new exhibitions; refreshments at cash bars provide added comfort.
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Monday, Feb. 28, 2011

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Bovines in the Midwest once grazed in fertile pastures on seemingly endless family farmlands. But the sight of these animals in bucolic scenes is becoming increasingly rare in the 21st century, as more and more corporate farms confine these creatures to feeding and milking machines...
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Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011

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Ruth Grotenrath (1912-1988) and Schomer Lichtner (1905-2006) are two of Wisconsin’s great artistic treasures. The couple, who married in 1934, persevered and produced art during the Great Depression in the 1930s and continued their output throughout the century. To document their long, nationally...
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Monday, Feb. 14, 2011

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Two opposing elements merge at the Lynden Sculpture Garden on Feb. 26, as an upcoming art exhibition examines fire and the Winter Carnival highlights works of snow. In the exhibition “Inside/Outside: Shana McCaw and Brent Budsberg,” former Mary L. Nohl Fellowship winners Shana McCaw and Brent Budsberg explore diminutive handcrafted houses and structures in narrative settings...
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Monday, Feb. 14, 2011

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Draw the blue curtain open and walk into the Portrait Society Gallery’s second space, Gallery B. Envelop oneself in the space, surrounded by ivory walls, and notice how creamy-white porcelain bones line glass shelves while monks chant in the background. The Portrait...
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Monday, Feb. 7, 2011

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On Feb. 12 at 1 p.m. Tom Uttech arrives at Tory Folliard Gallery to kick off his eighth solo exhibition there, “Tom Uttech: Boreal Conversations.” The exhibit features the artist’s signature oil and linen canvases. Uttech’s solitary, northern landscapes harbor evergreen forests and native animals...
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Monday, Feb. 7, 2011

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Is latex used solely for sterile surgical gloves? Artist Yevgeniya Kaganovich answers that question with an unequivocal “no” in a mesmerizing site-specific installation constructed from air, latex and glass that seamlessly integrates into the Ploch Art Gallery at Brookfield’s Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts...

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