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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
06.18.2013 | | Posted at 08:24 PM

MAM"s Compelling Contemporary Exhibition Celebrates Anniversary

By Peggy Sue
In an exhibition that crystallizes the Rubell Family Collection’s (RFC) prodigious art holdings with prominent selections on display in one venue, “30 Americans” opens at the Milwaukee Art Museum this summer. And as the Museum’s Curator of American and Decorative Arts William Keyse Rudolph claims, “There are actually 31 American artists in the exhibition, the collector’s kept adding, and then kept the title identical.” “This exhibition reads as a powerful survey of contemporary art

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