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Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012
 Born in a German basement during an air raid in 1942, artist Derk Hansen later immigrated to America. His art has evolved from his diverse life experiences: window stylist, art restorer, art gallery owner, photographer...
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Thanks to do-it-yourself (DIY) fashion, runway looks have become much more affordable. DIY style has gained widespread acclaim in recent years, as countless blogs and websites have devoted themselves to teaching others how to cost-effectively...
Monday, Sept. 28, 2009

Appraising and Restoring Your Art

The popularity of “Antiques Roadshow” has become a social phenomenon, persuading millions of people that the everyday objects in the background of their lives might be rare, historical or valuable—and that forgotten corners of attics, garages and basements might conceal forgotten treasures...
Sunday, July 5, 2009

An eclectic array

Founded in 1967, Landmarks Gallery is one of Milwaukee’s oldest art galleries and the area’s longest-running women-run gallery. It’s also unique for its full range of services...
Monday, May 25, 2009

Milwaukee as it was

America needed women to fill the places left by men called into the service in World War II. While stories of Rosie the Riveter are well known, other women gained entry into more creative fields during the war. In those years Janet W. Kimberling, a girl from New Rochelle, N.Y., found employment as an architectural drafter in New York City. After the war, she continued working in commercial design...
Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Treasures in the Attic

The example of the lucky few on "Antiques Roadshow" has convinced many thousands of viewers that they, too, might have a treasure in their attic, gold in the cellar, a forgotten masterpiece over their mantle. Although misplaced Ming vases or Rembrandt etchings seldom turn up in Milwaukee, many people own artifacts with some value to collectors. While the landscape painting inherited from grandma probably won't fetch $10 million at Sotheby's, it might...

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