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Monday, Oct. 24, 2011
It's proving to be a very special month for Milwaukee collage artist Della Wells. As a child, she relished the satirical Fractured Fairy Tales of A.J. Jacobs and used art as a way to deal with a difficult home life that included her mother's schizophrenia...
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011

Milwaukee's lab for learning and performing

When my job dissolved with Theatre X in 2004, Bucketworks rescued me. There was nothing like it...
Monday, July 25, 2011

Art Review

Stanley Ryan Jones has mounted three shows in hip Bay View, and what's hipper than exhibiting at Café Lulu, Bar Lulu, and to the north (starting Sept.1) at Hi-Fi Café. Since 1975 he's dodged the art scene radar, but folks...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Art Preview

Summertime in the Door Peninsula couples magnificent sunsets with glorious art. On Saturday, July 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., more than 20 vendors present vintage craft at Sister Bay's Vintage Market at Viva La Cottage, named one of the nation's top small-venue markets by Flea Market...
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Art Preview

Founded in 2006 by local artists and community activists, IN:SITE continues to celebrate public art in Milwaukee. The organization presents its second cycle of temporary installations in the Century City neighborhood with the June 25 opening of “Art On and Off Capitol...
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Art Review

Blue skies and glorious sunshine provided the perfect backdrop for the June 12 opening of “Inverse,” the most recent Inside/Outside event at the Lynden Sculpture Garden (2145 W. Brown Deer Road). Amy Cropper and Stuart Morris, art partners in...
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Today @ Museum of Wisconsin Art

Melissa Cooke's eight drawings on display at the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MWA) may send a shiver down the viewer's spine, but the exquisite graphite renderings also invite a closer look. Cooke juxtaposes technical elegance with terrifying...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Milwaukee Art Museum offers rare glimpse of treasures from China

A rare glimpse into the Palace Museum of Beijing's Forbidden City awaits visitors of the Milwaukee Art Museum exhibition “The Emperor's Private Paradise: Treasures From the Forbidden City.” Ninety works were chosen from the Palace Garden of the Qianlong emperor (1736-1795), an area long closed to the...

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