Alternate Resolution, Hide House, Philip Atilano

   Painted canvases quietly commanded a foyer wall in what used to be a tannery docking bay, now the entry way of Hide House Building 9.    Philip Atilano, stands at a table solo across from the works. There are not many people at the Hide House edition of Bay View Gallery Night, at leastContinue reading “Alternate Resolution, Hide House, Philip Atilano”

In the Realm of Innocents: An Exhibition of Mysticism and Lore, Walker’s Point Center for the Arts

A Guest Contributor Review by Helene Fischman The artists in the current exhibit at Walker’s Point Center for the Arts approach mythological/ethereal/religious themes with both irony and sentimentality hidden in their works. “In the Realm of Innocents” takes us on a heterotopian journey through fairytale iconography. Each artist musters distinct painting techniques and passions one mightContinue reading “In the Realm of Innocents: An Exhibition of Mysticism and Lore, Walker’s Point Center for the Arts”

One last thing 2013, The Skrauss, Subito Statua

Passers-by on the Riverwalk crossing at Wells Street, squint their gaze at the brownish human figure standing at ease, with arms bent at both elbows to let the most famous thumbs in history point to the sky. Everything’s Hey, OK. For statues with notorious local reputations, the Bronze Fonze stands next to only the randomContinue reading “One last thing 2013, The Skrauss, Subito Statua”

One last thing 2013, R.I.P Art vs. Craft

Milwaukee blew living colors all year in 2013, with our fine city earning a couple of major national honors including a somewhat dubious “Brainiest City” from The Atlantic, and most notably a spot on ArtPlace America’s top art places 2013 list. On this list, Milwaukee bumped elbows with Brooklyn and Manhattan, NY, Seattle, Portland, Dallas,Continue reading “One last thing 2013, R.I.P Art vs. Craft”

‘Tis Gift Season, Last Minute Shop Local

The holiday gift buying crunch time has arrived with well timed seasonal snow and ice, but don’t let that stop you. If you haven’t wrapped all your gifts yet, there are some great local shopping options worthy of a browse. One of a kind clothing, accessories, and art make great gifts, lets face it everyoneContinue reading “‘Tis Gift Season, Last Minute Shop Local”