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Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee Art Museum

The Milwaukee Art Museum’s current exhibit, A Revolutionary in Milwaukee: The Designs of George Mann Niedecken, holds appeal to local history buffs and architecture coinsures alike. An associate of Frank Lloyd Wright, Niedecken created lavish, innovative buildings for Milwaukee’s wealthy elite in the early twentieth . . .
05.23.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Aisha Motlani
Milwaukee interior architect George Mann Niedecken visited Europe during a time when the curlicues of art nouveau were being succeeded by purer geometric forms of Viennese Secession in an atmosphere increasing opposed to 19th century historicism. According to John Eastberg, senior historian at the Pabst Mansion, the visit made a deep and lasting impression on the young designer. He talks to us abo...
Monday, May 26, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee Public Art Museum

Your mail carrier may be taking the day off—typical—but the good folks at the Milwaukee Public Art Museum are heading to work as usual. They’ll open the museum’s doors today at 10 a.m. If you go, be sure to check out the new exhibit A Revolutionary in Milwaukee: The Designs of George Mann Niedecken. An associate . . .