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The Effortless Ease

On the brightest, sunniest, and warmest day of the summer we’ve had so far I took advantage of the positive atmosphere and saw the new exhibition that just opened at the Marquette Haggerty Museum of Art: Seeing in Sequence.   Finding connections between artwork of different time periods can often be difficult and arduous, however that is not the case with the current exhibition which fuses artwork from old and new in a way that is compelling and natural.   Starting off with a series of subtle and powerful prints made by Japanese artist Utagawa Hiroshige of shrines and temples...

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The Pursuit with Passion

I want to pose a couple of questions of passion about Passion.   Following the Idea based on the premise that Passion = Truth, and there is truth in the belief that hard work, perseverance, and dedication can bring one success and happiness in life, then it stands that Passion must be the key to it all.  If we Dedicate ourselves to the Pursuit of something, anything in life, and we do that with Passion does that then make what Dream or goal we have that much more real and attainable?   I think it does, regardless of what that Dream happens to be.   I think we all need...

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The Kick Start

The Kick Start – June 3rd-4th 2011 - Gallery reviews   With the sun and warm weather shinning strong  it is time to dust off those flip flops, emerge from the winter cocoon, and come out to support local Milwaukee artists as a wide range of Gallery's kick started the summer in high fashion this weekend with some fantastic  new shows.   As you approach the gallery Caggio from the street you are welcomed immediately by an array of neon green orb like sculptures that hang delicately in the windows which were created by co-owner Kaitlin Rathkamp for the Brady St Days Storefront...

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