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Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012

Reflections on Milwaukee’s art scene

Put “The” in front of “Milwaukee Art Scene” and it takes on a new glow, but what (and where) is this golden place? In the 1980s, was it in Walker’s Point, along with Art Muscle magazine and the new Walker’s Point
11.30.2012 | | Posted at 06:18 PM
By Peggy Sue
Art Watch for the Week: December 1-8 Keep the artistic soul in sync with these festive activities that also celebrate the holidays in creative style.     Plan ahead to enjoy these events with a friend and welcome the season.    “James Charles Jewelry Show” at Elaine Erickson Gallery on the first Floor of the Marshall Building, Historic Third War...
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012
 Gastronomic Overload: Throughout the weekend, more than 7,000 people poured into the fourth Wine & Dine Wisconsin at the Delta Center. The well-orchestrated event, organized by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s
11.14.2012 | | Posted at 12:23 AM

A Trio of New Exhibitions Christens Renovated Space

By Peggy Sue
At a grand reopening party on November 9, the Historic Third Ward’s Portrait Society Gallery hosted a trio of new exhibitions. Three recently enlarged galleries complement an additional room for art storage and documentation that completed a long summer of innovation meets renovation. Each fresh space impressed owner/curator Debra Brehmer’s well-wishers that celebrated with her on Friday eveni...
Monday, Nov. 12, 2012
 The newly shaped Portrait Society Gallery (PSG), in the Third Ward’s Marshall Building, opened Nov. 9. Six-plus months is a long time to walk around in dusty debris, but the gallery is up and running and proprietor
Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010

‘Real Photo Postcard Survey’ captures essence of humanity

Whereas “reality” entertainment often relies on a carefully planned series of falsehoods, artistic realism uses the natural beauty and emotion of our surroundings to depict life. Unaltered human beauty is on display in the Portrait Society Gallery’s current exhibition “The Real Photo Postcard Survey” by J. Shimon and J. Lindemann...
Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Art Review

In 1998, Debra Brehmer curated an exhibition called "Sweeping and Cleaning: Order and Chaos in Domestic Life." Included in the catalog was the following line from Emily Dickinson: "God keep me from what they call households." I like households, however, having lived in approximately 40, some shabby and some splendiferous...
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012
Best Buddies: A beautifully balmy evening brought out a record crowd to the My Best Friend Is Straight party, held this year at the lakefront's historic North Point Lighthouse. Greeting guests at the annual Cream City Foundation fundraiser...
Monday, Feb. 24, 2014
 Last night the full moon pushed on the new tree in our back yard

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