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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Friday, April 25, 2014

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Articles tagged with 'art'


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.


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.


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."


Niki Johnson named next artist at The Pfister

Published Feb. 21, 2014

Multi-media sculptor Niki Johnson will serve as The Pfister Hotel's sixth artist in residence, replacing current artist, Stephanie Barenz. Johnson, who was one of six finalists, will work in The Pfister's art studio for one year, starting April 1.


Daniel named Menomonee Valley artist in residence

Published Jan. 8, 2014

Photographer and writer Eddee Daniel will be the first artist in residence with the Menomonee Valley Artist in Residency Pilot Program. The program focuses on interconnections between culture, community and ecology in the Menomonee Valley.


MOWA gets national recognition

Published Dec. 9, 2013

The Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) was chosen to represent Wisconsin in's 50x50.


Happy local Cyber Monday

Published Dec. 2, 2013

For Cyber Monday/Week, we'll do our small part but on a local level. Even with the Shop Local marketplace still in beta, the store's shelves are full and they await you.


"Identity" explores the naked truth of perceptions

Published Oct. 31, 2013

William Zuback's "Identity" is a photographic series that explores personal identity and how people both judge and are judged by their looks, clothes, surroundings and possessions. "Identity" is in The Frank Juarez Gallery in Sheboygan where an artist reception takes place on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m.


Milwaukee Art Museum houses large serving of food-themed art

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.