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Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013

Solitude and reflection at Museum of Wisconsin Art

 In a world where artists vie for attention, a world cluttered with clutter, it’s refreshing to spend time with the decidedly thoughtful paintings and drawings of Mark Mulhern. His current exhibition, “Pulling Back the Curtain” (through Dec. 1), is perfect for the ONE Gallery located in the new
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013

Mark Mulhern pulls back the curtain

 There’s an endemic belief that artists know not what they do: that their works are wrought not through reflection but through inspiration—etymologically, being breathed into (namely, by a spirit or the gods). “Bilde Künstler! Rede nicht! / Nur ein Hauch sei dein Gedicht.” urged Goethe. “Make art, artist! Don’t talk at me
Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013

Art of the present comments on art of the past

 At Marquette University’s Haggerty Museum of Art, past and present converge in the third edition of the biennial exhibition series, “Current Tendencies III: Artists From Milwaukee.” This time, nine Milwaukee artists selected artworks from the Haggerty’s permanent collection to inspire new images or installation
Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013

The Haggerty’s ‘Current Tendencies III’

 The Haggerty Museum of Art—nestled on the edge of Marquette University’s beautifully landscaped Central Mall between Wisconsin and Clybourn avenues, and 12th and 13th streets—presents “Current Tendencies III.” This dynamic group exhibition features nine Milwaukee artists
04.22.2013 | | Posted at 04:18 PM
By Peggy Sue
Spring Gallery Night brought chilly winds, yet the crowds discovered their untiring enthusiasm for Milwaukee art, so the galleries and venues were filled. Numerous people ventured to see “Eggs Benedict” at the Portrait Society Gallery, Niki Johnson’s portrait of the former Pope constructed from 17,000 condoms, which the gallery is now offering for sale. Each version of Johnson's image, or ea...

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