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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
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...
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...
11.28.2012 | | Posted at 05:03 PM
By Peggy Sue
Children hold a special place throughout the December holidays, even at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Their current exhibition “Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London” offers a unique glimpse of this precious time in life through a historical perspective. As the owner of the collection that became the Iveagh Bequest when he gifted the art to the British Parliamen...

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