Tarry not, art lovers, for three rich
new exhibitions will appear at the Tory Folliard Gallery on Feb. 8 only to
disappear a month later on March 8. Charles Munch’s “New Paintings” continues
his 40-plus-year exploration of
the early 1960s, Andy Warhol’s star was on the rise. The triumph of post-war
consumerism had been addressed by the young Warhol to the pleasure of a
counter-cultural Zeitgeist bent on thumbing its nose at the values of the
Having awoken from its winter hibernation, a slew of new exhibitions are on display at Marquette’s Haggerty Museum of Art. I recently had the pleasure of chatting with photographer Brian Ulrich, whose “Copia – Retail, Thrift and Dark Stores, 2001-2011” is amongst the new art. As the i...
launch the new exhibition “Branding Creativity,” a potpourri of art, theater,
music and food too ample for a single location is being organized.
Consequently, the self-styled art jamboree will take place on Friday, Jan. 24,
as a sort of cultural pub-crawl
When it comes to visual arts, Milwaukee’s cup runneth over. MKEart is here to wipe up the overflow. These recently opened shows are all well worth a visit. “Certificates of Presence: Vivian Maier, Livija Patikne, J. Lindemann” Portrait Society Gallery, 207 E. Buffalo Street, Fifth Floor, Marshall Building Photography fans are in for a rare treat. There’s simply t...
dreaming of streets paved with gold, the American consciousness dreams equally
of exploring the places where those streets lead. From its “discovery” by the
intrepid Columbus through the Lewis and Clark expedition, Mark Twain
“Ars longa, vita brevis,” was a commonplace among the Romans and the Greeks before them. “Art is lasting, life short.” Seems reasonable, but then again, the ancients probably never saw an ice sculpture. What, after all, is the appeal of the ice sculpture? So much time, energy, and creativity spent on an undertaking that is sure to conclude with an inconvenient mess that leaves...
Just because most of us are bound to abandon our New Years resolutions round about Valentine’s Day doesn’t mean they are not worth making. The proverbial ‘they’ says that it takes about three weeks to form a habit. Supposing that is true, one doesn’t need to be resolved to her resolutions for long before they become second nature. But things may be a bit easier if, instead of your re...
deserve more recognition. Financial recognition, to be sure, but more than
that. Peering through horn-rimmed glasses, clad in tweed, covered in chalk
dust, they teach us everything from the kindergarten lesson of how to share to,
years later, how to understand Kant’s categorical imperative as a philosophical