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03.25.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Peggy Sue
Seven years ago Shana McCaw and Brent Budsberg met in Milwaukee coordinating a performance art event. At that time, their monumental hopscotch game created the connection between four art galleries, which included Flux Design, and Brent and Shana, who were married about four years later. Today McCaw (Cranbrook Academy of Art, MFA) and Budsberg (UW-Milwaukee, BFA) hold degrees in sc...
Monday, Dec. 22, 2008

Art Preview

The spirit of giving permeates the city during December. Likewise, the creative spirit of the arts also brightens these cold winter days. In September, the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MWA) hosted a "One from Wisconsin" show featuring the collaboration of Bay View artist Charles Dwyer and Milwaukee resident Jerry Pfeil. Dwyer enlisted the help of Pfeil, whom he found outside his door one summer day, homeless and hungry. Through...
10.15.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Aisha Motlani
Here are a few gallery openings which we weren't able to include in the print issue of the paper.  Here's a link to the print listings. Paper Boat Gallery and Boutique 2375 S. Howell Ave. Prints by Kimberly Weiss (Milwaukee) and Joseph Rizzo (Minneapolis) Opening reception Oct. 17, 7-10 p.m. Exhibition runs through Nov. 23 MIAD graduate Kimberly Weiss’ organ...
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008

Art Review

Joseph Sinness' cross-hatched pileups of vegetation, bouquets of felines and swaths of lace converge with Erika Olson's cascades of organic material to reinterpret the pastoral and the prosaic in "Garden Variety," the Armoury Gallery's fourth exhibition. Olson's gouache and graphite works on paper conflate the palette and restraint of Suzuki Harunobu's feminine woodcuts with the sensitive, stylized surfaces characteristic of Ert’s fashion illustrations.
06.26.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Aisha Motlani
Two artists whose work is currently on display at the Armoury Gallery north of downtown tackle the traditional medium of the landscape painting in was that areboth very cotemporary yet at the same time rooted in ancient means of depicting the landscape. The beautiful, richly colored layers of paper and paint that make up Philadelphia artist Dan Schank's work evoke both a the tradition of patchwo...