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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...
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012

Paintings and More at Milwaukee’s Grand Hotel

Sweetly sentimental paintings are not for me, but here I stand on the north side of the second floor mezzanine in the Pfister Hotel. Concierge Roc Whitesell is at my side, explaining why the oil painting The Kittens (signed J. LeRoy)
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

Best of Milwaukee 2012

 Tory Folliard Gallery has been busy for around a quarter-century and was one of the pioneers in the Third Ward renaissance. In addition to representing outstanding national and regional artists, owner Tory Folliard
Monday, Nov. 12, 2012
Art unites two generations at Cardinal Stritch University’s Northwestern Mutual Art Gallery in the unique “Baylor Family Exhibition.” A. Helen Baylor, author of the book Her Own Patch of Rain: The Prayer of a Young Daughter
11.01.2012 | | Posted at 12:21 AM

Modern Truly Delightful instead of Degenerate

By Peggy Sue
  If Eric Aho speaking from his exhibition opening at Tory Folliard Gallery intended his abstract paintings, at least the one Deep in Europe to reflect as he says, ‘the theatre of war is played out on beautiful landscapes, “ then the Milwaukee Art Museum’s current exhibition offers an alternative viewpoint on how war, specifically World War II, impacted other art. “Grete Marks: ...
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012

Jewels of European painting at Milwaukee Art Museum

Featuring paintings rarely seen outside of Britain, the Milwaukee Art Museum’s exhibition “Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London” presents the incomparable art collection...
10.23.2012 | | Posted at 03:23 PM

The Theatre of War Plays Out In Beautiful Landscapes

By Peggy Sue
Several events Gallery Night & Day weekend inspired interesting dialogues that resonate far beyond the quaterly event. Whether this meant Eric Aho speaking to his paintings of Vermont hayfields, photographer Julia Kozerski’s self portraits and video that discusses body image in contemporary culture at Blutstein Brondino Fine Art, the Arts @ Large exhibition, or the Milwaukee Arts Museum’s ...
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012
Four Thumbs Up: Seeing 11 movies over the 15-day Milwaukee Film Festival, and still wanting more, was a testament to this year’s film selection and diverse programming. B&D highlights included a midnight viewing of wildly funny and...

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