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01.24.2013 | | Posted at 06:23 PM

Part I: Jeremy Popelka in "Color!"

By Peggy Sue
Exhibitions around the downtown area opened on Gallery Night & Day, although these opportunities also present a chance to talk with artists, to uncover what inspires them to create their singular form of art. During Gallery weekend there is plenty of art to peruse and then discuss. But perhaps the most fascinating conversations come from the artists who choose to explain their beginnings, proc...
01.09.2013 | | Posted at 12:03 AM

A Painter's Time to Prepare for Solo Exhibitions

By Peggy Sue
How much time does an artist require to prepare for a solo exhibition? When visiting Craig Blietz in his Door County studio last summer, the artist offered a clue. Tucked away on an inroad off of Hwy 42 in Sister Bay, Blietz’s two story high studio sits on a plot of land with a house, garden and then blissfully wild fields surrounding his painting sanctuary. Several monumental sized pa...
12.29.2012 | | Posted at 12:40 AM

A Dozen Artful Ideas Before the End of 2012

By Peggy Sue
The end of the year brings a flurry of new resolutions for 2013. However, several days remain to close out 2012. Find the time to say a final farewell to several exhibitions when waving goodbye to 2012 while welcoming 2013. 1.    One:  Revisit Rembrandt’s “Portrait of the Artist” at the Milwaukee Art Museum, or view this amazing painting for the first time. The pain...
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012

A trio of exhibitions at Milwaukee galleries

 This December, a trio of fascinating exhibitions will arrive in Milwaukee. First, Latino Arts, Inc. presents Luz Angela Crawford’s exhibition “Contemporary Inspirations from Ancient South American Pottery.” A Columbia
11.01.2012 | | Posted at 12:21 AM

Modern Truly Delightful instead of Degenerate

By Peggy Sue
  If Eric Aho speaking from his exhibition opening at Tory Folliard Gallery intended his abstract paintings, at least the one Deep in Europe to reflect as he says, ‘the theatre of war is played out on beautiful landscapes, “ then the Milwaukee Art Museum’s current exhibition offers an alternative viewpoint on how war, specifically World War II, impacted other art. “Grete Marks: ...
10.23.2012 | | Posted at 03:23 PM

The Theatre of War Plays Out In Beautiful Landscapes

By Peggy Sue
Several events Gallery Night & Day weekend inspired interesting dialogues that resonate far beyond the quaterly event. Whether this meant Eric Aho speaking to his paintings of Vermont hayfields, photographer Julia Kozerski’s self portraits and video that discusses body image in contemporary culture at Blutstein Brondino Fine Art, the Arts @ Large exhibition, or the Milwaukee Arts Museum’s ...
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10.17.2012 | | Posted at 04:21 PM

New England's Aho Returns to Milwaukee

By Peggy Sue
 ERIC AHO: ABSTRACTION ALIGHTS ON CANVAS First, one defines Abstract Expression as: An artist's liberty to convey attitudes and emotions through non traditional and usually non representational means. Then one means to define alight: to illuminate or set on fire. For art enthusiasts who have difficulty appreciating abstract paintings or abstract expressionism to be exact, the definition...
Monday, April 16, 2012
Spring Gallery Night and Day arrives in Milwaukee April 20-21, featuring works of art at 60-plus venues throughout the city. In addition to galleries, Milwaukee colleges and universities use this opportunity to present top student works...

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