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Articles tagged with 'art'

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Timothy J. Reynolds' journey to Twitch

Published June 24, 2015

Timothy J. Reynolds, who goes by the online handle turnislefthome, is a digital artist who specializes in adorable lowpoly 3D renderings of cartoon cars, imaginative, pastel and otherworldly landscapes, and video game inspired nostalgia.

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"Modern Rebels" brings big names to the Milwaukee Art Museum

Published June 18, 2015

Van Gogh. Picasso. Pollock. Warhol. Dali. These aren't just huge names to fans of art. These are cultural icons. And thanks to the new touring exhibition "Van Gogh to Pollock: Modern Rebels," those household names - amongst the works of many, many other influential figures in the history and evolution of modern art - will decorate the walls of the Milwaukee Art Museum throughout the summer.

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Luster-free "Woman in Gold" is middlebrow at its most middling

Published June 2, 2015

It may seem a little cynical to toss "Woman in Gold" aside as simply the formula of another successful movie, but considering the textureless and uninvolving results, that's exactly all that it plays like: a paint by number kit where all of the numbers correspond with shades of beige.

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Haggerty Museum of Art announces summer 2015 exhibition lineup

Published May 21, 2015

The Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University will present three exhibitions featuring the permanent collection "Construction Fence" by Keith Haring and others inspired by its concept. "Current Tendencies IV: Topography Transformed," "Out of the Vaults: Keith Haring" and "On View(s): Highlights from the Permanent Collection" open on Thursday, June 18 and run through Sunday, August 30.

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Marquette names new Haggerty Museum of Art director

Published May 15, 2015

This afternoon, Marquette University announced that Susan Longhenry - currently the director of the University of New Mexico affiliated Harwood Museum of Art in Taos, N.M. - has been named as the new director of the Haggerty Museum of Art.

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Brothers bring art of community building to Bronzeville

Published April 27, 2015

The people living and working in Milwaukee's Bronzeville neighborhood have new neighbors. According to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, brothers Darren and Vedale Hill have opened Jazale's Art Studio - Where Children Create at 2201 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

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Cudahy artist and surfer inspired by California culture

Published April 3, 2015

Dave Hansen was born in California but his family moved away when he was very young and before he could remember living there. Today, Hansen lives in Cudahy with his wife and 2-year-old son and works as a full-time, freelance artist who creates tiki carvings and other "Polynesian pop" pieces. He also surfs on Lake Michigan.

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Naked Without It creates tiny food jewelry

Published March 21, 2015

Laura Rehorst's miniature food sculpture jewelry - a teensy taco, a bitsy burger - are so accurately detailed and freaking cute they might make you squeal in a way that's usually reserved for baby monkeys.

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Oniomania turns double digits

Published Jan. 31, 2015

On Feb. 14, 2005, Oniomania - a West Allis-based boutique selling the creations of more than 40 local artists - opened its doors. A decade later, OnMilwaukee.com checked in with the owners to get the scoop on the past, present and future of this successful local business.

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The Waxwing will remain open!

Published Jan. 17, 2015

Earlier this month, Steph Davies announced that her art and gift consignment shop, Waxwing, would close at the end of February. Well, plans have changed and The Waxwing will remain open through January 2016.

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The Waxwing will close in February

Published Jan. 4, 2015

In 2012, Steph Davies opened The Waxwing, a local art and handmade gifts boutique at 4415 N. Oakland Ave. in Shorewood. Recently Davies learned that her landlord Nat Davauer was not going to renew her lease because he plans to use the space to expand his business Draft and Vessel which is located next door.

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Var mixes art, music, comedy, community and cocktails

Published Jan. 4, 2015

Last month, Var Gallery and Studios opened at 643 S. 2nd St. in a former aluminum foundry that had been empty for a couple of years. The gallery, artists' collective and bar showcases art shows, acoustic live music, comedy performances, workshops, open figure drawing, talk sessions, social gatherings and more.