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01.20.2014 | 92 days ago | Posted at 03:34 PM
By Tyler Friedman
When it comes to visual arts, Milwaukee’s cup runneth over. MKEart is here to wipe up the overflow. These recently opened shows are all well worth a visit. “Certificates of Presence: Vivian Maier, Livija Patikne, J. Lindemann” Portrait Society Gallery, 207 E. Buffalo Street, Fifth Floor, Marshall Building Photography fans are in for a rare treat. There’s simply t...
Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013
There’s nothing like a Saturday street festival as the weather waxes autumnal. Time to liberate those light jackets from the recesses of the closet and head to Racine’s annual “Party on the Pavement.” The festival boasts bizarre and bazaar-like range
Monday, July 1, 2013

Portraits of identity and cultural expectations

 Portrait Society Gallery (The Marshall Building, 207 E. Buffalo St., suite 526) is a mini-museum
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
 Feminist Art: The opening reception of feminist artist Martha Wilson’s work at Inova Gallery overflowed with admirers surveying her videos and photographs
Saturday, June 8, 2013

Martha Wilson and regional artists at the Portrait Society Gallery

 For 40 years, Martha Wilson has contemplated the personal and cultural implications of feminist theory through photography, performance and video. The Portrait Society Gallery offers an exhibition of the New York-based
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...
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013

Kevin Giese: Winter Chapel (4)

 Fifty-plus years ago as a teen seeking the “meaning of contentment,” I listened to Elvis wail “Crying in the Chapel” and decided it was strictly cornball. My mature preferences lead me to the spiritual highs discovered in woodlands
12.29.2012 | | Posted at 12:40 AM

A Dozen Artful Ideas Before the End of 2012

By Peggy Sue
The end of the year brings a flurry of new resolutions for 2013. However, several days remain to close out 2012. Find the time to say a final farewell to several exhibitions when waving goodbye to 2012 while welcoming 2013. 1.    One:  Revisit Rembrandt’s “Portrait of the Artist” at the Milwaukee Art Museum, or view this amazing painting for the first time. The pain...
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012

Reflections on Milwaukee’s art scene

Put “The” in front of “Milwaukee Art Scene” and it takes on a new glow, but what (and where) is this golden place? In the 1980s, was it in Walker’s Point, along with Art Muscle magazine and the new Walker’s Point

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