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06.23.2014 | 87 days ago | Posted at 01:36 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The Alchemist Theatre is looking to do something really promising with its 2015 season. It’s still quite a few months away, but the group has already been posting some pretty elaborate looks at its retro future. Witness the promo video for the season from YouTube:   It’s actually a pretty clever idea that really hasn’t been explored in depth: a trilogy of original shows all set in the...
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013

‘Express Talk’ at Milwaukee Art Museum

 The Milwaukee Art Museum’s exhibition on American painter Thomas Sully is drawing its last breath on Jan. 5. Not sold? Perhaps the Thursday, Dec. 19, 30-minute, “Express Talk,” on some subjects of Sully’s celebrated portraits
12.16.2013 | | Posted at 02:59 PM
By Tyler Friedman
Tyler Friedman: “Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century” by Andy Warhol is not the gathering of assorted portraits; rather, it was conceived of as a sort of suite. It was commissioned as a body of works. I thought we should begin with a bit of background about the canvases.  Molly Dubin: It’s really rather interesting doing research about the exhibit and all the writings that h...
Monday, Dec. 9, 2013

Exhibit opens at Jewish Museum

 Pop Art ennobled pop culture. This is its enduring legacy. No one could turn Campbell’s Soup Cans into icons of modern art like Andy Warhol. Much of Warhol’s work plays with the theme of the mass media’s mass production
10.25.2011 | | Posted at 12:14 AM

Alchemist Theatre begins soft-sell marketing campaign for 15 MINUTES

By Russ Bickerstaff
About twenty years ago, my father was Assistant Artistic Director of the Organic Theatre in Chicago. At the time they were in the early planning stages of working on developing a project—a play about Ultra Violet. This particular Ultra Violet was an artist who was a part of Warhol’s Factory who had appeared in a few of his films. The project never quite got off the ground, (or if it had, I h...
Friday, Oct. 30, 2009

October 30

...open to all creatives, to socialize, network, drink and eat. Live music and great food by 4 area restaurants. 10% of the door proceeds go to One Heartland...
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009

Milwaukee Art Museum features iconic artist’s later work

Best known as a painter of Campbell’s Soup cans and celebrity portraits almost 50 years ago, Andy Warhol and his work seem innocuous nowadays. His iconographic language has become so integrated into contemporary America’s visual landscape that it is easy to overlook his role as one of its architects. But by blurring the lines...

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