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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Art Review

Glass is everywhere. From windows to mirrors to drinking vessels, glass permeates everyday life. When assembled, blown or cast with a master touch and vision, glass can even transform into fine art. This ordinary material...
Sunday, July 5, 2009

A leader in fine crafts

Located a block west of the renovated harbor on Lake Michigan’s shoreline, The Racine Art Museum occupies a reinvented department store in the city’s historic downtown. The original display windows honor this legacy by featuring national artists with artwork that changes quarterly...
04.26.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Peggy Sue
With the "Bigger, Better, More: The Art of Viola Frey" exhibition finally installed at the Racine Art Museum, Executive Director Bruce Pepich breathes a sigh of relief. Frey's monumental work, several pieces borrowed from the prestigious Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York) and the Hirschhorn Museum (Washington, D.C.), often came delivered in 18 crates that weighed between 100 to 500 po...
Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Art Review

A sublime new exhibit, “Moulthrop Generations: Turned Wood Bowls by Ed, Philip and Matt Moulthrop,” arrives at the Racine Art Museum, the first venue to show the work of three generations of the Moulthrop family in one gallery. Seventy sculptural and sensuous vessels made of wood indigenous to the southeastern region of the United States are presented through Sept. 14. After earning an MFA in architecture from Princeton University, which led him to teach at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Ed Moulthrop (1916-2003) formally began the family’s wood-turning tradition in the 1970s. He even designed and constructed his own tools—another legacy that his son and grandson continue. Each of them shared the vision of fashioning extraordinary vessels from trees felled by lightning, or those destined for landfills or chipboards (known as trash trees) . . .
Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Art Preview

A full spectrum of colors—hues ranging from bright sunrise to muted sunset—awakens the imagination in an exhibition and special event at the Racine Art Museum (RAM) and the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) this weekend. In a premiere retrospective opening April 13, the RAM features the artwork of Earl Pardon, a painter, industrial designer and jeweler. The exhibition, “Earl Pardon: Palette Maestro,” reveals the expertise