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Articles tagged with 'art'

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UW-Milwaukee professor combines art with social justice work

Published April 23, 2017

For the past 15 years, artist Nicolas Lampert has focused on connecting local artists to Milwaukee social justice organizations, such as Voces de la Frontera and ReciproCity, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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Guerrilla Girls take over MIAD

Published Feb. 21, 2017

The Guerrilla Girls - a group of feminist activist artists - will join the MIAD Creativity Series from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at MIAD on Wednesday, Feb. 22. The show is free and open to the public.

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Pitch Project fair celebrates the art of the book

Published Jan. 31, 2017

On Saturday, Feb. 4, the Pitch Project will host an artists' book fair, with books, catalogs, monographs, periodicals and `zines from more than two dozen indie presses, artists, universities and collectives from 10 cities, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

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Richardson sees art as "powerful way to bring people together"

Published Dec. 18, 2016

Tia Richardson calls herself an "integrative community artist," working on visual arts projects with young people and adults in the city and serving as an artist-in-residence for schools, nonprofits and more, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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Extraordinary, inclusive paintings displayed at Downtown church

Published Dec. 16, 2016

Andrea Bowes is not Eastern Orthodox, but she fell in love with a style of art that's usually practiced solely by members of the religion. As a talented artist and deeply spiritual person, she was taught the process by a master and her work is now on display at St. John the Evangelist.

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Local artist Kpolly chats about his fascination with faces and butts

Published Oct. 17, 2016

Fans of Milwaukee Film certainly know Kristopher Pollard, the organization's affable membership manager. But this weekend, they'll be able to get to know Kpolly, the artist, thanks to his upcoming "Slap Fights" gallery, opening Friday night at Hot Pop.

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MAM chief curator takes director position at Florida museum

Published Oct. 14, 2016

The Milwaukee Art Museum announced today that its chief curator, Brady Roberts, is leaving to become the executive director/CEO of the Vero Beach Museum of Art in Vero Beach, Florida. His last day at the museum is Oct. 21.

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MPTV "The Arts Page" show features OnMilwaukee's Locamoji

Published Oct. 12, 2016

This weekend, The Arts Page, with host Sandy Maxx, tells the story of Locamoji and shows how our team spearheaded by creative director Jason McDowell designs, develops and deploys the Locamojis. The episode is called "arts in a flash."