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05.18.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Aisha Motlani
In some respects Santiago Cucullu’s onsite installation at the Milwaukee Art Museum encapsulates the post-modern spirit. Rather than being a single cohesive piece it’s an agglomeration of micro-narratives. Titled MF Ziggurat, an allusion to the centrality and untouchable sacredness of these imposing Mesopotamian and Central American structures, the piece seeks to transgress the inviolable ...
Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee Art Museum - 1:30 p.m.

The Milwaukee Art Museum’s current exhibit, A Revolutionary in Milwaukee: The Designs of George Mann Niedecken, holds appeal to local history buffs and architecture conesuirs alike. An associate of Frank Lloyd Wright, Niedecken created lavish, innovative buildings for Milwaukee’s wealthy elite in the early twentieth . . .
Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Art Preview

A full spectrum of colors—hues ranging from bright sunrise to muted sunset—awakens the imagination in an exhibition and special event at the Racine Art Museum (RAM) and the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) this weekend. In a premiere retrospective opening April 13, the RAM features the artwork of Earl Pardon, a painter, industrial designer and jeweler. The exhibition, “Earl Pardon: Palette Maestro,” reveals the expertise
Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008

Art Review

When Marcel Duchamp signed a urinal and submitted it to an exhibit in 1917, it was more than just a brazen gesture. It sounded the knell of art as it was previously known. After bringing it down to the lowest common denominator, what else remained?
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee Art Museum

History and art collide in the Milwaukee Art Museum’s latest featured exhibit, Foto: Modernity in Central Europe, 1918-1945, an expansive collection that documents the emergence of photography in both art and popular media throughout those years. The exhibit charts not only the technological innovations in . . .
Monday, Feb. 18, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee Art Museum

History and art collide in the Milwaukee Art Museum’s latest featured exhibit, Foto: Modernity in Central Europe, 1918-1945, an expansive collection that documents the emergence of photography in both art and popular media throughout those years. The exhibit charts not only the technological innovations in . . .
Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee Art Museum

History and art collide in the Milwaukee Art Museum’s latest featured exhibit, Foto: Modernity in Central Europe, 1918-1945, an expansive collection that documents the emergence of photography in both art and popular media throughout those years. The exhibit charts not only the technological innovations in . . .
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008

Art Preview

In the period between World War I and II, photographic art appeared to “change the world by trying to see it differently,” using new technology and technical expression discovered through the lens of a camera. Recording this change in photography is the Milwaukee Art Museum’s latest exhibit, planned . . .
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008

Classical Review

Present Music has held concerts at Windhover Hall at the Milwaukee Art Museum for a few years. For the first time the ensemble moved music into the galleries of the museum last Saturday evening in an exploration of the relationships between art, architecture and music.
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008

Sensory overload at Milwaukee Art Museum

Providing a survey of any art movement prompts the question “Where to begin?” Take kinetic and optical art: In tracing its search for a more immersive art experience using color, motion, sound and light, one might begin with Cubism’s similar break...

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