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Thursday, May 22, 2008

Today @ the UWM Union Art Gallery

Using the lightning rod of religious iconography, UWM’s Union Art Gallery’s latest exhibit, “Implosion: Cultural Integration and Transformation,” attempts to draw a through-line among disparate cultures. Rather than focusing on Abrahamic, monotheistic religious expressions, artists Leandro Soto, Raoul Deal, and . . .
Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee Public Museum

Tick, tock, tick, tock. Time is running out to see Body Worlds, the controversial German exhibit which blurs the line between science and circus side show by displaying ironically and artistically posed preserved corpses in various states of dissection. Factor in reports suggesting some of these corpses came . . .
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 . . .
Thursday, May 1, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee Art Museum

History and art collide in the Milwaukee Art Museum’s 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 the medium, but also . . .
Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Light, air and architecture

Just more than a month from now the Milwaukee Art Museum’s exhibit “Foto: Modernity in Central Europe, 1918-1945” will come to a close. In a review of the show, which brings together an enormous collection of works by Central European photographers active in the interwar period, I pointed out that one of its few failings was the lamentable omission of any references to modern architecture flourishing in that period.
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 . . .

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