Bureau of Print Research and Design, Art vs Craft 2011

Generally, I like heaping praise where praise is due, as an alternative to talking shit. Aaahh, ripping on stuff is so fun!!! But neither practice will apply to the work of Francisco Ramirez, “Magneto” of the Bureau of Print Research and Design. I normally hold these gems to myself (however wrong that is), just can’tContinue reading “Bureau of Print Research and Design, Art vs Craft 2011”

Just Seeds, Art vs Craft 2011

Just Seeds’ sharp pop taste is very near the status of a global mainstay. Socially conscious and smart, I always enjoy their work. They even have a installation at the new Villard Avenue Branch of the Milwaukee Public Library. Do I really need to mention their prints make great additions to most any wall space?Continue reading “Just Seeds, Art vs Craft 2011”

Retrospective: Levine and Heimerl, Handmade Nation

I really enjoyed the film Handmade Nation, the work of Milwaukee documentarians. The review I authored entitled Manifest Dexterity originally posted February 8, 2009 on Sane Artworks Blog. ——- —- ——- Manifest Dexterity Wanna stick it to the “the man”? What if I told you that you could do it in the comfort of yourContinue reading “Retrospective: Levine and Heimerl, Handmade Nation”