Having awoken from its winter hibernation, a slew of new exhibitions are on display at Marquette’s Haggerty Museum of Art. I recently had the pleasure of chatting with photographer Brian Ulrich, whose “Copia – Retail, Thrift and Dark Stores, 2001-2011” is amongst the new art. As the interview demonstrates, Ulrich is an especially insightful commentator on his work and creative process.Tyle...
First things first: I love jazz. We’re talking an if-you-love-jazz-so-much-why-don’t-you-marry-it kind of love. Don’t think I haven’t tried… At any rate, my charge with the Shepherd Express concerns the visual arts, and despite the theatrical brashness of a jazz musician such as Sun Ra, jazz remains undeniably an auditory art. Perhaps my position is for the best. Otherwise I woul...
Alfons Gallery (1501 S. Layton Blvd.), run by the School
Sisters of St. Francis, is the venue for Roy Staab’s photo exhibition “When Art
Belongs in Nature,” open through Aug. 11. Staab, an artist noted for his
The “Z” in Jessica Z. Schafer’s
name surely must stand for “Zowie!” She’s a young photographer enamored with
classic film. She lives Downtown and recently rented a studio (as a Plaid Tuba
Productions affiliate) in the Third
Part II: Sanquist and Dr Zhu's Exquisite Silver Gelatin Photographs
By Peggy Sue
A crowd gathered at the Marshall Building’s Elaine Erickson Gallery on one Saturday afternoon in January. They waited to listen to George Sanquist and Yong-ran Zhu discuss their silver gelatin prints in the exhibition “Eye of the Beholder.” Owner Elaine Erickson rarely exhibits photography, and this represents the gallery’s first entirely photographic exhibition. Yet, these prints produce...
traditionally defined by an artist cloistered in a dark room filled with tins
of chemicals used to develop a picture on pure white paper. Twenty-first
century technology moved the medium into the digital age