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Color Rush: 75 Years of Color Photography in America

Feb. 22, 2013 - May 19, 2013

Explore the developments that led to color photography becoming the norm in popular culture and fine art, and celebrate those artists who originally championed the medium in spites of its challenges. See nearly 200 works by Ansel Adams, Joel Meyerowitz, Edward Steichen, Cindy Sherman, and others whose photographs have rarely been seen together.

Milwaukee Art Museum
700 N. Art Museum Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Venue Description:
The Milwaukee Art Museum's collection comprises more than 20,000 works of art from ancient to contemporary and is housed in a trio of unique structures from Eero Saarinen's 1950s building through a David Kahler section added in the 1970s and the Santiago Calatrava-designed Quadracci Pavilion. The museum houses 15th to 20th century European and American paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, photographs, decorative arts, folk art, Haitian art and outsider art. MAM's cafe also offers great lunches in a luminous setting with lake views. Visit the Milwaukee Art Museum's Web site for hours, admission fees and a full description of current exhibitions.

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A rush of color at Milwaukee Art Museum

Published Feb. 21, 2013

"Color Rush: 75 Years of Color Photography in America," which opened Friday and runs through May 19 in the museum's main galleries, is a fascinating show that traces the development of color photography and shows how the technology opened up new worlds for art photographers, but also for printed magazines and for hobbyist and casual photographers, too.

Milwaukee Art Museum