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Despite rural focus, Wagner captured Bay View's urban rise in mural series

Published April 28, 2014

Bay View was only an independent municipality for less than a decade, but well over a century after its annexation by the city of Milwaukee in 1887, the neighborhood still feels like a village. And perhaps nothing captures that spirit more than the paintings of Bay View by Milwaukee-born artist Ferd Wagner - whose passion for painting the outdoors endured for his entire life - that adorn the auditorium of the 1922 Bay View High School.

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Milwaukee ruins: Layton School & Gordon Park bath house

Published April 2, 2014

Sometimes hidden, sometimes in plain site in parks, along roadsides, at the lakefront, are remnants of Milwaukee's past scattered. While Milwaukee has preserved parts of its past built environment, many buildings and bridges and other structures have long disappeared. Meanwhile, stray bits of that past can still be seen. Here are a few...

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Lavish "Layton's Legacy" chronicles enduring gift of art

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.

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MIAD co-founder Jack White dies at 64

Published Aug. 29, 2007

Jack H. White, one of the seven co-founders of the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD), passed away at the age of 64 on Friday, Aug. 10 at his Tampa home.

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