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Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008

Tonight @ Flux Design - 5 to 9 p.m.

Sure, the annual Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design benefit Art In Flux includes the usual catered food and cash-bar you expect from an arts event, but it also features something you won't find at the average gallery opening: a steamroller. As patrons mingle, artists will be plugging away on mixed-media sculptures inside the building...
Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Art Review

Every now and then an artist sparks controversy through no design of his own. It’s a scenario especially endemic to public art, and one with which Milwaukee is uncomfortably familiar. The city is rife with examples of public art that have provoked impassioned outcries from one party or another, whether they’re proposed projects that never got off the ground or ones single-mindedly propelled forward by a will unmatched by that of their most ardent foes. Each occasion yields the potential for an enriching discussion on the significance of public art. Whether or not it has been sufficiently taken up is another matter . . .
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...