Express Milwaukee - Art http://expressmilwaukee.com/articles.sec-332-1-art.html Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EST en hourly 1 ‘Br(OK)en Genius’ at SMPAC http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24431-%25E2%2580%2598br%2528ok%2529en-genius%25E2%2580%2599-at-smpac.html ]]> Holiday Folk Fair International and the Aesthetic Delights of Cultural Diversity http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24385-holiday-folk-fair-international-and-the-aesthetic-delights-of-cultural-diversity.html
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A Bug’s Life at Villa Terrace - Jennifer Angus’ imaginative insect installations http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24386-a-bug%25E2%2580%2599s-life-at-villa-terrace-jennifer-angus%25E2%2580%2599-imaginative-insect-installations.html
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Avant Archaic Alternatives @ Gallery 224 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24356-avant-archaic-alternatives-a-gallery-224.html So frequently are we presented with bad alternatives that numerous colloquial expressions have been cast to designate the situation: being between a rock and a hard place, between the devil and the deep blue sea, between Scylla and Charybdis, a Sophie’s choice]]> ‘Vital Technology’ at MIAD - High-tech fun house of art in motion http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24357-%25E2%2580%2598vital-technology%25E2%2580%2599-at-miad-high-tech-fun-house-of-art-in-motion.html
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Celebrate the Day of the Dead with Latino Arts and La Santa Cecilia http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24296-celebrate-the-day-of-the-dead-with-latino-arts-and-la-santa-cecilia.html Another Halloween has come and gone.]]> ‘Tom Loeser: It Could Have Been Kindling’ - Good ju-ju at Museum of Wisconsin Art http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24297-%25E2%2580%2598tom-loeser-it-could-have-been-kindling%25E2%2580%2599-good-ju-ju-at-museum-of-wisconsin-art.html ]]> Arté’s Arty Halloween Celebrations http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24247-arte%25E2%2580%2599s-arty-halloween-celebrations.html My humble abode is just too small to accommodate the Shepherd Express’ readership at my Halloween party]]> Honoring the Dead at WPCA - Día de los Muertos inspires Walker’s Point exhibit http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24248-honoring-the-dead-at-wpca-dia-de-los-muertos-inspires-walker%25E2%2580%2599s-point-exhibit.html The perfume of marigolds, some fresh and others in the first blush of decay]]> George Bumann is Saving the Environment, One Workshop at a Time http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24208-george-bumann-is-saving-the-environment-one-workshop-at-a-time.html
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Fear and Fantasy at Art*Bar - Ghouls and gallows humor in Riverwest http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24209-fear-and-fantasy-at-art%252Abar-ghouls-and-gallows-humor-in-riverwest.html
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Gallery Night & Day’s Last 2014 Hurrah http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24177-gallery-night-day%25E2%2580%2599s-last-2014-hurrah.html
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Nohl Fellowship Exhibition - Innovation at INOVA http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24178-nohl-fellowship-exhibition-innovation-at-inova.html
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‘Brushstrokes For Homeless Folks’ Makes a Mark to Erase Homelessness. http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24139-%25E2%2580%2598brushstrokes-for-homeless-folks%25E2%2580%2599-makes-a-mark-to-erase-homelessness.html Here are some harrowing facts courtesy of local shelter, the Guest House of Milwaukee. Every night around 1,500 people are homeless in Milwaukee. To facilitate all of Milwaukee’s homeless men—many of whom are veterans, are struggling with addiction or are suffering from some form of mental illness—local ]]> ‘Of Heaven and Earth’ (and Beauty) - Milwaukee Art Museum’s ‘500 Years of Italian Paintings’ http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24140-%25E2%2580%2598of-heaven-and-earth%25E2%2580%2599-%2528and-beauty%2529-milwaukee-art-museum%25E2%2580%2599s-%25E2%2580%2598500-years-of-italian-paintings%25E2%2580%2599.html
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Tom Loeser’s Beautiful Kindling - Sculptural furniture at Museum of Wisconsin Art http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24101-tom-loeser%25E2%2580%2599s-beautiful-kindling-sculptural-furniture-at-museum-of-wisconsin-art.html It could have been kindling, but art lovers should be thankful that Tom Loeser’s sculptural furniture and furniture-esque sculptures have not been committed to the flames. A new exhibition, “Tom Loeser: It Could Have Been Kindling,” at the Museum of Wisconsin Art compiles works from Loeser’s 30-year career]]> ‘Alfred Leslie: The Killing Cycle’ - Prominent mid-century artist on view at the Haggerty http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24102-%25E2%2580%2598alfred-leslie-the-killing-cycle%25E2%2580%2599-prominent-mid-century-artist-on-view-at-the-haggerty.html Alfred Leslie’s painting, The Cocktail Party, shows an idyllic summer evening on the Long Island shore. From a high terrace two people, bronzed from the sun, look down]]> Maker Faire: The Joys of Making - Techies and tinkerers gather at State Fair Park http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24056-maker-faire-the-joys-of-making-techies-and-tinkerers-gather-at-state-fair-park.html ]]> Educators’ Art on Display at MIAD - From sharpies to mixed media, ‘Faculty Exhibition’ offers diverse styles http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24057-educators%25E2%2580%2599-art-on-display-at-miad-from-sharpies-to-mixed-media-%25E2%2580%2598faculty-exhibition%25E2%2580%2599-offers-diverse-styles.html
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Turning the Lens on Hazardous Waste - C. Matthew Luther’s installation at Greymatter http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24006-turning-the-lens-on-hazardous-waste-c-matthew-luther%25E2%2580%2599s-installation-at-greymatter.html When we reminisce about the good ol’ days, we pine for the lax pace of life but overlook the lax environmental laws. While we would prefer to whitewash the past, it’s the job of the artist to let the smog stains show through]]> Jan Serr’s ‘Summer Dances’ - Movement in monotype at MOWA On The Lake http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24007-jan-serr%25E2%2580%2599s-%25E2%2580%2598summer-dances%25E2%2580%2599-movement-in-monotype-at-mowa-on-the-lake.html Dance is inherently based in time and motion. Artist Jan Serr suspends moments of the dancers’ art through a brightly lyrical series of monotype prints in an exhibition]]> Examining the Everyday at the Tory Folliard Gallery http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23962-examining-the-everyday-at-the-tory-folliard-gallery.html Two new exhibitions at the Tory Folliard Gallery (233 N. Milwaukee St.) each introduce the everyday into their art. Cathy Martin comes to her craft from an earthy angle]]> ‘Cargo Space’ Comes to Inova - Work by contemporary Milwaukee, Chicago artists http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23963-%25E2%2580%2598cargo-space%25E2%2580%2599-comes-to-inova-work-by-contemporary-milwaukee-chicago-artists.html It is rolling art experiment and transient exhibition. “Cargo Space” at INOVA is the brainchild of Christopher Sperandio and Simon Grennan. Their aim is to explore]]> ‘The Human Condition’ at the Chazen in Madison - When pottery isn’t only a wedding anniversary gift http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23908-%25E2%2580%2598the-human-condition%25E2%2580%2599-at-the-chazen-in-madison-when-pottery-isn%25E2%2580%2599t-only-a-wedding-anniversary-gift.html It’s said that the family that plays together, stays together. But what about the spouses that collect ceramics together? They put on exhibitions at the Chazen Museum of Art. “The Human Condition: The Stephen and Pamela Hootkin Collection of Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture” collects 120 pieces by 36 artists]]> Inside/Outside at Lynden Sculpture Garden - A sense of play amidst the stately grandeur http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23919-inside_outside-at-lynden-sculpture-garden-a-sense-of-play-amidst-the-stately-grandeur.html The Lynden Sculpture Garden is a bucolic place; its 40 acres and sprawling house used to be the home of Harry and Peg Bradley, but have found a new purpose since]]> New at Museum of Wisconsin Art - Tyanna Buie discusses ‘Still Lives’ http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23866-new-at-museum-of-wisconsin-art-tyanna-buie-discusses-%25E2%2580%2598still-lives%25E2%2580%2599.html At the beginning of the month, Tyanna Buie’s “Still Lives” opened at the Museum of Wisconsin Art. This site-specific installation marries screen printing, collage and ink on paper with three-dimensional objects. The achievement was hard won: Buie discovered that art could be a refuge while spending her early ]]> ‘Unis’ at Charles Allis Museum - Unicorns alive and well on the East Side http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23867-%25E2%2580%2598unis%25E2%2580%2599-at-charles-allis-museum-unicorns-alive-and-well-on-the-east-side.html The Charles Allis Art Museum is a gorgeous, creaky old house whose domestic bones embrace its modern function as an art museum. Usually exhibitions lie on its surface]]> Noh splendor and the prints of Tsukioka Kōgyo - Japanese traditions at Villa Terrace http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23830-noh-splendor-and-the-prints-of-tsukioka-k%25C5%258Dgyo-japanese-traditions-at-villa-terrace.html
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The Death of a 1960s NYC Poet and Old China - New exhibitions at Haggerty http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23804-the-death-of-a-1960s-nyc-poet-and-old-china-new-exhibitions-at-haggerty.html So goes the first stanza of Frank O’Hara’s 1960 poem “To You.” Two of the four new exhibitions opening on Wednesday, Aug. 20, at Marquette University’s Haggerty Museum of Art are inspired by the poet’s life and ]]> Seductive Summer at Portrait Society - Three solo shows at Third Ward gallery http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23805-seductive-summer-at-portrait-society-three-solo-shows-at-third-ward-gallery.html “Summer Art Orgy” at Portrait Society Gallery is playful, exuberant, sensual and lives up to its seductive title. The exhibition unfolds theatrically in a series of three solo ]]>