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12.13.2012 | | Posted at 02:57 PM

Racine Art Musuem for the Holidays

By Peggy Sue
  To celebrate holiday cheer, the Racine Art Museum presents “The Art of Adornment” competition winners together with all those entries that celebrate the festive December season. Several winners in the exhibition currently on display offer their personal expression on a hanging ornament. Ellie Burke’s tiny glass blown deer received first prize while Laura Fletcher’s ...
Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Ruth Grotenrath at Elaine Erickson Gallery

When looking at a painting by Ruth Grotenrath, it is hard not to feel exuberant. Her paintings, particularly from the 1940s onward, plunge us into the delights of a bright palette and complex rhythms of pattern, manifest through still lifes both...
03.02.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Aisha Motlani
Whimsical: Capricious, fanciful, subject to erratic, unpredictable behavior. The result of an unrestrained imagination. A word which, I believe, is applied to art that we neither like nor understand but which we're nontheless afraid of criticizing. It's kind of like using the word "eccentric" to describe that rich and crazy aunt we're afraid to insult lest she cut us out of her will. It also happe...