Results tagged with 'martin ramirez'
Published Feb. 13, 2012
Some artists we appreciate for their growth. For their ability to absorb and adapt new styles, new techniques, new ways of seeing and of transferring that vision to a sheet of paper, a canvas or a mound of clay. "Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection," which opened last Friday at Milwaukee Art Museum, celebrates artists who were influential and creative despite their stagnation, says collector Petullo, who has gifted the works in the show to the museum.
Published Feb. 12, 2008
It's refreshing to see an exhibition -- nay, a fine exhibition -- of 20th century photography and see very few recognizable names and very few "landmark" images.
Published Nov. 28, 2007
You have a box with three crayons, some paper and a few knick-knacks. What kind of art would you create?
Published Oct. 12, 2007
An amiga dragged me along to see the Martin Ramírez show that recently opened at the Milwaukee Art Museum, and I am so glad she did!
Published Oct. 9, 2007
The work of Martin Ramirez is by no means unknown, especially in folk art and outsider art circles, but don't be surprised if you don't know him. His is certainly not a household name.