Results tagged with 'Milwaukee Art Museum'
Published Nov. 7, 2013
Milwaukee Art Museum's series of Currents exhibitions is now in its 31st year and Thursday, Nov. 7, the 36th installment - "Currents 36: Dirk Skreber" - opens at MAM with a 6:15 p.m. exhibition talk by the artist. Skreber, who is best known for his work showing crashed cars, is represented here by an outdoor sculpture to the east of the Calatrava building, but also by a selection of his large-scale paintings in the Contemporary Galleries and by his 30-minute video, "Turgidity," which is making its U.S. premiere here.
Published Oct. 13, 2013
Food is as prevalent in art as it is in restaurants and refrigerators, so it's easy to find edible-themed works - you might even call it eye candy - at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Recently, curator Tanya Paul treated us to a tour of the museum's foodiest masterpieces.
Published Oct. 11, 2013
The Milwaukee Art Museum opens its latest exhibition, "Thomas Sully: Painted Performance," today. Find out why this show, eight years in the making, has got MAM curator William Rudolph all worked up.
Published Sept. 24, 2013
In a sense, the story of Frederick Layton is the story of art in Milwaukee. Not only was the English immigrant meat-packer one of Milwaukee's first serious art collectors, he was also among the first to pony up to build a civic art gallery - the Layton Art Gallery on Jefferson Street - to allow the public access to his collection. That gallery also had an important local art school attached and, while the gallery morphed into the Milwaukee Art Museum, strands of the school are woven into the history of Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design.
Published Sept. 6, 2013
Jamie Nelson is one of the worker bees in the kitchen at Cafe Calatrava. She's a slight, spritely sort with a quiet disposition and an unassuming manner. But, Nelson isn't exactly what she seems; in fact, in the kitchen, she's developing skills that one day will make her a force to be reckoned with.
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Looking for something to do this weekend? Head east and keep going until you can almost taste the cold water of Lake Michigan. Two of Milwaukee's cultural gems are hosting big events this weekend with something for everyone (particularily foodies, winos and shoppers l...
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