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Monday, June 18, 2012

Finding Connections at Walkers Point Arts Center

The word “continuum” implies a connection between things. The “Time Arts Continuum” exhibition highlights time as connective tissue between the works of seven contemporary Midwestern artists. There are a myriad of materials...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Visiting the Decorative Arts Gallery usually entails a feeling of discovery, partly prompted by its somewhat hidden location on the lower floor of the Milwaukee Art Museum. Currently, it exudes more than the usual sense of mystery with the compact...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Over time, volunteers can transform a city's creative footprint. Each year since 1962, the Milwaukee Art Museum's Friends of Art has sponsored the annual Lakefront Festival of Arts. The festival marks its 50th anniversary June 15-17 with...
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
For at least 17,000 years, as evidenced by cave paintings in Lascaux, France, man has tried to capture the animal kingdom through art. The complex relationship that stems from sharing personal space with animals, whether explored...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The tie that binds the artists of Uncommon Threads: Contemporary Wisconsin Textiles, now on view at the Museum of Wisconsin Art, is the versatility of fabric as an art medium. Some artists approach textiles with traditional practices...
Monday, May 7, 2012
Tara Donovan is a contemporary artist riding a fairly powerful career trajectory. A 2008 recipient of a MacArthur Foundation genius grant, she has entered the hallowed halls of a number of museums, including the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM)...

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