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Critical Eyes: Tina Barney’s The Europeans at the Haggerty Museum of Art

When the lights dimmed in the packed-standing room only lecture hall at Marquette University on Wednesday night I don’t think anyone was prepared for the introspective and revealing story of photographer Tina Barney whose body of work, The Europeans is making its US debut at the Haggerty Museum of Art here in Milwaukee. When the lights dimmed in the packed, standing room only lecture hall at Marquette University on Wednesday night, I don’t think anyone was prepared for the introspective and revealing story of photographer Tina Barney.  Her body of work “The Europeans” is making...

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A Spirited Discussion: Fred Stonehouse at the Tory Folliard Gallery

Gathering inspiration from his dreams, found artifacts, and iconographic imagery, Fred Stonehouse- a Milwaukee native discussed his artwork and process to a packed room at the Tory Folliard Gallery this past Saturday on January 7th. Humorous and spirited Stonehouse fell right into place as he launched into a stimulating storyteller role he seemed born to embrace.  Leading the audience along a carefree ride through his imagination, which was wildly entertaining, he often evoked laughter and applause from the standing room only crowd. A blend of often playful and satirical artwork Stonehouse...

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