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Articles tagged with 'art'

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Mrozinski casts series of shadow paintings

Published Sept. 12, 2014

Todd Mrozinski has traced and painted more than 100 shadows of friends, family members and local artists - many of whom are drinking, a few eating and some contemplating or gazing. The series will soon be on display at Cafe Lulu and he is also currently accepting commissions.

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Wiedenhoeft bridges the gap between artists and buyers

Published Aug. 6, 2014

When Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh died in 1890, he left this Earth poor and virtually unknown. Stephanie Wiedenhoeft, who cites Van Gogh as one of her favorite artists of all time, does not want to see this happen to the many talented artists in Milwaukee.

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Ren Faire artist spends hours creating very-temporary chalk drawings

Published July 19, 2014

Imagine putting 16 to 18 hours into a painting or drawing, only to have it washed away by rain a few days or even hours later? Such is the reality for Stacey Williams-Ng, a Milwaukee artist who spends numerous weekends at the Bristol Renaissance Faire chalking masterpieces on the cement.

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New Oak Creek studio aims to create happy, healthy, art-obsessed kids

Published June 11, 2014

Cheryl Huffman's experience and education as a child studying the arts not only helped give her a career in dance, but also gave her a love for the arts that's stayed strong over the years. And now, in a time when many schools are having to shrink their arts offerings, Huffman would like to help pass on that experience to a new generation of kids with the Indigo Creative Arts Studio, a new arts establishment opening this month.

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MPL gets the go ahead to discuss lending "The Bookworm" to Grohmann

Published May 29, 2014

The Milwaukee Public Library's Board of Trustees has green-lighted discussions between the library and the Grohmann Museum, 1000 N. Broadway, at Milwaukee School of Engineering, that could bring $1 million to MPL in exchange for loaning Carl Spitzweg's painting, "The Bookworm," to the museum.

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5 memorable art pieces in Milwaukee eateries

Published May 19, 2014

Of course, the art / decor in restaurants is not as important as the food and drink, but it does often have a lasting impression on us. Hence, here are five notable creations at local restaurants and cafes.

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Chatting with Caldecott-winning author and artist Faith Ringgold

Published May 15, 2014

The day just got cooler today at two MPS schools. This morning, renowned author and artist Faith Ringgold read her 1992 Caldecott-winning children's book "Tar Beach" to students at Hampton Elementary School. Then tonight at 6, Ringgold will give a public lecture at North Division High School. OnMilwaukee got a chance to quick sit down with Ringgold and chat about her lecture this evening, "Tar Beach" and the importance of sharing stories.

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Kpolly brings "Fake A$$ Rappers" to reality

Published May 2, 2014

Until now the "Fake A$$ Rappers" series of illustrations has only been shown for limited runs throughout Milwaukee. However, since the project has grown in scope, a new medium was necessary. "The book seemed like the best venue for them, especially since I'm adding so much more content 'about' the rappers," says artist Kristopher "Kpolly" Pollard. "Their albums, songs and sample lyrics. It'll be a lot of fun."

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Are you "Milwaukee's best" of anything?

Published April 9, 2014

A photographer is in town working on a Milwaukee Art Museum-commissioned project and he's looking for "Milwaukee's best" of anything and everything. Are you Milwaukee's best citizen or oldest citizen or dog owner or girl scout or ...? Jim wants to meet you.

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State Fair reveals winner of Fairtastic Poster Art contest

Published March 28, 2014

This morning, the Wisconsin State Fair announced the winning poster and artist for its first Fairtastic Poster Art Competition. After careful deliberation, the title of "Grand Champion Artist" went to Larry Schultz of Milton and his poster design.

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Goodbye, "witch's house"

Published March 27, 2014

No Milwaukee high school experience, including my own, was complete without a trip or two to the "witch's house."