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Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013
 When the world celebrates a festive end to the calendar year, awe and wonder often resemble artifice and commercialism. Carthage College’s H.F. Johnson Gallery of Art presents genuine aesthetic inspiration with six artists that reveal their responses to these themes in the exhibition “Curiosities and Things of
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

Technology and Contemporary Art

 The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art’s survey exhibition of Wisconsin artists at every stage of their career, the “2013 Wisconsin Triennial,” features the results of a rigorous process. The exhibit was culled from 500 applications and more than 100 visits to working studios. Some 35 artists were chosen
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013

Anniversary exhibition chosen by museum patrons

 The Racine Art Museum celebrated its 10th anniversary with an exhibition called “Top 10 at 10: Your RAM Favorites.” Chosen from the permanent collection by the votes of museum visitors, the exhibit ended up highlighting 15 instead of 10 winners because the vote tally was so close. Curators then responded to the
Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013

Art of the present comments on art of the past

 At Marquette University’s Haggerty Museum of Art, past and present converge in the third edition of the biennial exhibition series, “Current Tendencies III: Artists From Milwaukee.” This time, nine Milwaukee artists selected artworks from the Haggerty’s permanent collection to inspire new images or installation
Monday, Aug. 12, 2013

Dietzel’s Flash Art

The Milwaukee Art Museum exhibition “Tattoo: Flash Art of Amund Dietzel” celebrates a medium that thrives in today’s culture. One of the 20th century’s master tattoo artists, Dietzel worked in Milwaukee until his death in
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
 You don’t have to travel to San Francisco to hear the ding-ding of the trolley. Kenosha Transit operates electric streetcars on tracks through the city’s downtown
06.25.2013 | | Posted at 08:24 PM

Leslie DeMuth and Karen Ragus Exhibit at Ploch Art Gallery

By Peggy Sue
“Looking Out, Looking In” arrived at Brookfield's Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts as the latest exhibition in the Ploch Art Gallery to bring a burst of color to the suburbs and enliven the state’s recent rainy summer days. Leslie DeMuth and Karen Ragus present a dual exhibition featuring more than two dozen paintings that juxtapose Ragus’ abstract images with DeMuth’s pano...
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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06.12.2013 | | Posted at 01:08 PM

Erickson Features Retrospective on Carol Rowan

By Peggy Sue
This past weekend several  galleries in the Historic Third Ward opened intriguing exhibitions that will lead up or continue through summer gallery night. All three appear in the Marshall Building on the corner of Buffalo and Water, which makes viewing the artwork pure pleasure when housed in one space. On the first floor of the Marshall building at Katie Gingrass Gallery, �...
06.10.2013 | | Posted at 08:14 AM

Folliard Exhibits Fascinating Trio of Artists

By Peggy Sue
On some of the first sunny days this June, the past weekend offered a smattering of art openings throughout Milwaukee, especially in the Historic Third Ward. Friday evening and all day Saturday the artists attending the exhibitions were available to answer questions from admirers or those desiring to learn more about the art. Located on Milwaukee Avenue, Tory Folliard Gallery quietly filled with v...

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