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06.01.2014 | 59 days ago | Posted at 05:47 PM
By Tyler Friedman
Each week the three events discussed in the Art Preview column in the Shepherd's print edition are winnowed from a more comprehensive list of that week's happenings. This list occasionally consists of upwards of ten events. The decision concerning which events make the cut is more of an art than a science. For example, name-brand institutions are often preempted by out-of-the-way, mom and pop g...
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

'Branding Creativity' is too eventful for one location

 To launch the new exhibition “Branding Creativity,” a potpourri of art, theater, music and food too ample for a single location is being organized. Consequently, the self-styled art jamboree will take place on Friday, Jan. 24, as a sort of cultural pub-crawl
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013

Anniversary exhibition chosen by museum patrons

 The Racine Art Museum celebrated its 10th anniversary with an exhibition called “Top 10 at 10: Your RAM Favorites.” Chosen from the permanent collection by the votes of museum visitors, the exhibit ended up highlighting 15 instead of 10 winners because the vote tally was so close. Curators then responded to the
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013

John Wilde collected at Racine Art Museum

 Wisconsin’s John Wilde (1919-2006, “WILL-dee”) was a master of Magic Realism, the artistic genre that infuses the ordinary with the extraordinary to disorienting and enchanting results. After a stint in the army during World War II, the Milwaukee-born Wilde sought a master’s
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
Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Michael Anderson’s inventive collage art

 Since 2005, Michael Anderson and business partner Colin Murray have operated the imaginative art business Different By Design. Originally inspired by leftover materials from an earlier decorating business, Anderson
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

‘Refoundation’ marks three years of community engagement

 Temporary public art grounded in neighborhoods is thriving in Milwaukee. Originally part of In-Site’s 2011 “Century City Project,” Faith Purvey’s dynamic installation, “Refoundation,” has stood the test of time.
Monday, May 13, 2013

Dominion Gallery presents ‘Smokey Places’

 Dominion Gallery’s latest offering of multi-media artworks bears the theme and title, “Smokey Places.” According to contributing artist Michael DiMilo, all the works share “elements of smoke, mystery and femininity, combined

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