Before there even was a popular definition of social media, Andy Warhol was the human embodiment of it.
The gallery at Lynden Sculpture Garden has the feel of a freshly planted garden plot, with vibrant annuals spaced evenly in rows.
Some want to grow Wisconsin’s economy by attracting companies that manufacture LCD panels or mine for frac sand, but a new report emphasizes the economic boost that comes from growing the “creative sector.”
The Spanish artist Francisco de Goya (1746–1828) was fascinated with bullfighting, so much so that he once painted himself as a matador. Gazing at one of his bullfighting prints on display at the Milwaukee Art Museum, I imagine him sitting at a wooden table, enthusiastically scratching lines…
Graeme Reid would consider himself a casual cyclist, but his commitment to life on two wheels says otherwise.
Pop artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s “LOVE” series, died at his secluded island home off the Maine coast having never found the type of lasting love that was celebrated by thousands through his iconic work.
A painting newly attributed to Dutch Golden Age master Rembrandt van Rijn went on display this week in an Amsterdam museum.
The furniture, drapes, wall coverings, ceramics, textiles and other works by London-based artist Marc Camille Chaimowicz are as cross-disciplinary as they are distinct.
The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts has announced that it is first in line to host a traveling exhibit dedicated to celebrating the life and art of the late Minneapolis musician Prince.
Hawthorn Contemporary is Milwaukee’s latest art gallery, a broad and spacious venue with crisp white walls.
The heroic and brave stories of Holocaust survivors continue to be told as the Jewish Museum Milwaukee brings back an expanded version of the Museum’s most popular and best-selling exhibit to date.
The 2018 Wisconsin Artists Biennial is an exhibition of contemporary art. It is not about Wisconsin clichés — there is nary a cow to be seen.
What has Jim Carrey been up to?
For Freedoms is America’s first artist-run Super PAC. The group was founded by Hank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman, and now also includes a core team of five artists, as well as hundreds of contributing artists nationwide.
A tattoo shop raised money for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school where 17 people died in a mass shooting by offering free tattoos in exchange for donations.
In today’s political climate, it is especially important to invest in the local and regional arts economies.
Many people — young and old — enjoy cartoons or animated films. If you’re among them, you should consider exploring the current exhibition at Milwaukee School of Engineering’s Grohmann Museum, The Art and Mechanics of Animation: The J. J. Sedelmaier Collection.
The East Side Business Improvement District is looking for an artist or group of artists to paint a new mural for Black Cat Alley. The mural will be unveiled in April of 2018.
On Saturday, March 24 at 7 p.m., a fundraiser for the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center will be held at the South Milwaukee Knights of Columbus located at 732 Badger Ave, South Milwaukee. All proceeds will help to cover expenses at the SMPFAC that are not covered by ticket sales and rentals.
For the third consecutive year in a row, the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design has been named a Top Graphic Design school by Graphic Design USA magazine.
Fresh Perspective Art Collective, the Wisconsin Black Historical Society, and members of Wisconsin Urban Wood present a group exhibition honoring Milwaukee’s most influential black citizens.
Consumer advocates in Italy demanded refunds for ticketholders after an expert concluded that almost all the paintings in a Genoa exhibition devoted to Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani were fakes.
Chemical reactions are gradually darkening many of Georgia O’Keeffe’s famously vibrant paintings, and art conservation experts are hoping new digital imaging tools can help them slow the damage.
From outside the plate-glass windows of Green Gallery, it may be hard to discern there is an exhibition inside. The large white walls are bare and bright light shines, but the work featured in Nicholas Frank: Out of Service, is deceptively transparent.
Though we live in a unique moment, the distresses of our day are not unlike the fears of times gone by. Four exhibitions at the Haggerty Museum of Art explore this condition through both contemporary voices and art of the past.
The birds sitting across the street on the telephone wire and the dog playing next door seem like ordinary and innocuous players in the world, but they take an outsize role in the exhibition The Navigators.
What was it like in a Nazi concentration camp? How did you survive? How has it affected your life since?
The title of Andrew Kuo’s exhibition at Green Gallery — Half Half — may seem at first a bit coy. In fact, though, it is quite accurate. After all, two halves indeed make a whole.
There is a hush breaking in campus hallways as the quiet months of summer give way to the new academic year. At the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, students are welcomed back by the current exhibition Inside Job, which features the work of 10 alumni who served as MIAD gallery assistants.
Early humans used carbon-blackened sticks from fires and other earth pigments to tell their stories on cave walls throughout the world. Today’s chalk artists eschew caves for sidewalks and streets, using their own sticks — of calcium sulfate — to produce stunning, albeit temporary, art.
A blue-smocked woman working behind the lunch counter is listening attentively to patrons seated across from her, while a young man, preparing to leave, tugs on his long blue coat.
Scroll through anyone’s Facebook feed and in that digital tunnel you experience a curated and created picture of life.
Forensic experts in Spain have removed hair, nails and two long bones from Salvador Dali’s embalmed remains to aid a court-ordered paternity test that may enable a woman who says she is the surrealist artist’s daughter to claim part of Dali’s vast estate.
The cavernous space of the Milwaukee Art Museum’s feature exhibition hall has a particular lushness to it right now.
The New Orleans Museum of Art is about to begin a John Waters film festival to celebrate a gift of photographs and a sculpture by the movie maker.
This year marks Summerfest’s 50th anniversary and several organizations in the city are celebrating the milestone.