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Monday, April 22, 2013

MAM remembers Milwaukee’s first art museum

 For anyone curious about the history of the visual arts in Milwaukee, the current 125th Anniversary Celebration at the Milwaukee Art Museum affords visitors the opportunity to explore this issue. At the center of the festivities in
04.22.2013 | | Posted at 04:18 PM
By Peggy Sue
Spring Gallery Night brought chilly winds, yet the crowds discovered their untiring enthusiasm for Milwaukee art, so the galleries and venues were filled. Numerous people ventured to see “Eggs Benedict” at the Portrait Society Gallery, Niki Johnson’s portrait of the former Pope constructed from 17,000 condoms, which the gallery is now offering for sale. Each version of Johnson's image, or ea...
Thursday, April 18, 2013
 Think Spring: Guests received a rare glimpse of spring at Samara Garden and Home’s indoor garden party. Visitors mingled under arbors and trellises, eying and buying exquisite, handmade garden art and antique
04.07.2013 | | Posted at 08:43 PM

Celebrate with the MOWA and MAM

By Peggy Sue
In a grand scale art celebration in Southeastern Wisconsin, two museums reached important milestones this past week. The Museum of Wisconsin Art (now called MOWA), opened its doors this April to four new galleries, a gift shop and expansive, sparkling educational facilities. Their first exhibition “Antifragile; Contemporary Glass” features elite Wisconsin glassmakers transforming the difficult...
02.22.2013 | | Posted at 03:47 PM
By Peggy Sue
In a serendipitous complement to the Milwaukee Art Museum’s recently opened exhibition “Color Rush: 75 Years of Color Photography in America,” Tory Folliard Gallery presents their interpretation of how artists explore color in the exhibition titled “COLOR!”  While no photography arrived at Folliard’s gallery this winter, ten fine artists find their individual expression by working...
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013

Photography from Stieglitz to Sherman at Milwaukee Art Museum

 For most viewers today, color photography is taken for granted in art as in everyday
Monday, Feb. 11, 2013

MAM surveys ‘75 Years of Color Photography’

 Color pictures are posted on the Internet, social media and even on the ubiquitous cell phone. The 21st century documents every moment in living color, but how and when did this phenomenon begin? The Milwaukee Art
Monday, Jan. 28, 2013

Talking with Laurie Winters

 After 15 years as the Milwaukee Art Museum’s director of exhibitions and publications and curator of earlier European Art, Laurie Winters has taken two challenging new positions. Last July, Winters announced her

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