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Tyler Friedman

Tyler Friedman has been a contributing writer for the Shepherd Express since 2013. He is a Lecturer and Doctoral Candidate in Philosophy at Marquette University where he is writing his dissertation on music in early twentieth century German philosophy (he’ll spare you the details).

This week’s visual art openings include “Miro: Original Lithographs” and “Surrealism in Mexican Art” at the David Barnett Gallery, and “Ed Rappold: Saving Cedarburg One Photo at a Time” at the Cedarburg History Museum. more

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April 14 marks two important and Milwaukee-centric celebrations, Milwaukee Day and Kenilworth Open Studios. more

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The Museum of Wisconsin Art opens three exhibitions on April 14: “Joy Ride: Designing Trek,” “Daniel Gerhartz: The Continuum of Beauty” and “Jenie Gao: Survival Tools.” more

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The Portrait Society Gallery explores the “essential you” in two solo exhibitions opening March 30. more

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Cathy Martin’s ‘eye(scapes)’ and Michael Noland’s ‘Under a Falling Sky’ come to the Tory Folliard Gallery March 24. more

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Tony Busalacchi has donated 85 artworks from his collection to be auctioned to benefit the Capuchin Community Services’ St. Anthony Apartments, currently being refurbished for homeless and otherwise underserved individuals. more

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Christian Logan Bazar

“Giving Gallery: Community in Process” is an exhibition of works by 17 artists who were paired with nonprofits that have, in collaboration with the foundation, positively impacted our communities. more

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The Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum’s “FOLD,” opening March 1, presents accordion-fold books from the extensive collection of artist publications assembled by Stephen Perkins. more

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Radical Jewelry Makeover holds a kick-off symposium, Feb. 24-25, on the third floor of the Kenilworth Square East Building. more

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Adrienne Pierluissi’s popular Bay View bar, Sugar Maple, presents an art auction to support ongoing hurricane relief for Puerto Rico. more

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The Shepherd Express Spring Arts Guide 2018 features interviews with six arts professionals who received training in Milwaukee. more

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Jahmés Finlayson and Dumah Saafir will perform Haitian music at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 at the Milwaukee Art Museum. more

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The Wisconsin Artists Biennial opens with a party on Saturday, Feb. 3 at the Museum of Wisconsin Art. more

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Milwaukee Art Museum presents “The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip,” Jan. 26-April 22, a far-reaching exhibition of photographs meditating on our country and its inhabitants. more

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The Jewish Museum Milwaukee’s “Allied in the Fight: Jews, Blacks and the Struggle for Civil Rights” runs Jan. 19-March 25. more

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Image by Gudrun Lock

MIAD’s “Humanly Possible: The Empathy Exhibition” explores an important topic for our times and opens Jan. 12. more

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Two solo exhibitions opening Jan. 5 at Tory Folliard Gallery find two regional artists meditating on the singular beauty of Midwestern landscapes. more

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The exhibition finds the artists investigating language. Text is central to Bauer’s work, which playfully alters the meaning of language by placing it in a sculptural context. more

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Photo credit: Joseph Mougel

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UW-Milwaukee’s new Emile H. Mathis Gallery, located in Mitchell Hall, Room 170, adds 2,400 square feet of state-of-the-art exhibition space to house the treasures of the university’s art collection. more

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