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Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013

Thomas Sully honored in a major exhibit at Milwaukee Art Museum

 It was not until the 1950s, when the likes of Jackson Pollock became known in Paris and elsewhere across the continent, that American artists began to gain the respect of Europeans. And yet no less accord was due such master artists as Thomas Sully (1783-1872), whose family emigrated from England to Virginia in
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013

Kohler Arts Center takes us inside the artist’s life

 In most instances, a viewer’s access to an artist’s mind and personal lifestyle is limited to his/her work itself or some critic’s efforts to filter the artist’s work through words and concepts. The occasional gossip that trails the artists who rise to the top, or whose work is controversial, may offer additional insight
Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013

New Curator in Town

 Tanya Paul is the new Isabel and Alfred Bader Curator of European Art at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Equipped with a Ph.D. in art history from the University of Virginia and curatorial experience at some of the nation’s major museums, including the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los
Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013

A vision for American homes

Opportunities for experiencing Frank Lloyd Wright’s (1867-1959) extraordinary contributions to American architecture abound in Wisconsin. The state hosts some 41 different sites. Among those well known are Taliesin in Spring Green, the Wingspread center and SC Johnson headquarters
Tuesday, June 18, 2013

A trio of exhibits at the Milwaukee Art Museum showcase accomplished black artists

 At the Milwaukee Art Museum, it isn’t often that museum exhibitions address issues of aesthetic and social import, but its thought-provoking “30 Americans” and “Wisconsin 30” exhibitions are an exception. A three-hour
Monday, May 6, 2013

Life and art at RedLine Milwaukee

 Exploring the connections between art and everyday life has been a concern of artists since Marcel Duchamp at the beginning of the 20th century and Andy Warhol in mid-century. But neither of these artists envisioned how far
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
Tuesday, April 9, 2013

The new Museum of Wisconsin Art

 The new Museum of Wisconsin Art (205 Veterans Ave.) in West Bend opened to the public last Saturday. Set alongside the Milwaukee River on a triangle-shaped lot, MOWA is a destination for anyone interested in exploring

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