Brandon Ruud

Milwaukee Art Museum’s “Coming Away: Winslow Homer & England,” co-organized with the Worcester Art Museum, reflects on the development of the groundbreaking American artist’s work through his time spent in an English fishing village. Read more

A&E Feature

In light of severe recent flooding in southwestern Wisconsin, CERF+, “the leading nonprofit organization that uniquely focuses on safeguarding artists’ livelihoods nationwide," has offered its services to regional artists in form of larg... Read more

Visual Arts


Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

File MartinJohnson Heade (1819-1904) under “unjustly forgotten artists.” The Americanpainter wasn’t especially popular during his lifetime, although he is nowrecognized as one of the most gifted artists of the nineteenth century. ButHeade.. Read more

Happening Now

In April, Brandon Ruud joined the curatorial staff of the Milwaukee Art Museum where he is responsible for oversight, development and presentation of the collection of American art and decorative arts. He replaces William Rudolph who left t... Read more

Off the Cuff

During the late 1950s and early ’60s, Juan Garcia Esquivel was the creative mind behind space-age lounge music, a jazz-meets-pop-say-hello-to-Latin sound that balanced eccentric arrangements with hi-fi studio technology. Many of his recordi... Read more

Album Reviews