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Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010

Gartzke, Ford and Middleton shoot for posterity

Milwaukee’s artistic roots run deep. This week we highlight three local photographers who have captured the city’s many angles over the past four decades. Milwaukee police had just arrested singer Wendy O. Williams for her lascivious 1981 performance at a West Side concert hall. While police handcuffed and roughly loaded Williams into a squad car, everyone...
Monday, Sept. 20, 2010

Art Review

The compelling imagery of Claire Ruzicka’s exhibition “Caras de Oaxaca” portrays daily life, culture and art in the pueblos of Teotitlán del Valle and Tlacolula de Matamoros in the foothills and valleys of Mexico’s Sierra Juarez...
Monday, Feb. 1, 2010

Art Review

Thomas Woodruff’s exhibition at Marquette University’s Haggerty Museum of Art (up through April 18) depicts one conundrum after another. Woodruff sets the stage for his raucous, colorful parade by telling all spectators, “This is not a display of organized power, collected wealth, or capitalism. This is about delicacy, not might,” as in Shelley’s poem...
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010

Memories of a Bloody Revolution

A noteworthy exhibit at Marquette University’s Haggerty Art Museum is closing soon, on Jan. 17. “Persian Visions,” on two floors of the Haggerty, features a remarkable artist, MIAD instructor Fahimeh Vahdat. Her personal saga includes surviving the Islamic Revolution of 1979 in Tehran, when she witnessed her sister’s hanging and the brutal...

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