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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...
Monday, Jan. 14, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee Art Museum

Through March 23, the Milwaukee Art Museum will display its latest exhibition, The Powerful Hand of George Bellows, a collection of over 50 rarely seen drawings and prints from the famed American artist on loan from the Boston Public Library.
Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008

Tonight @ the Milwaukee Art Museum - 6:00 PM

In Present Music's Art, Architecture and Music audiences are invited on a musical tour of the Milwaukee Art Museum. Though the program begins with a traditional seated performance in the museum's Windhover Hall, where the ensemble will play music that uses art and architecture as a starting point, the evening is soon set in motion. The audience . . .
Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008

Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum - 5:30 PM

Outsider artist Martin Ramizez only began to draw late in the final half of his life, in the 1930s, and by that point he had already been committed to a mental institution for schizophrenia. An exhibit of his work, which modernizes traditional Mexican iconography, debuted in New York City . .