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).

In time for holiday art sales, the Portrait Society Gallery presents “Stacked,” an exhibition of ceramics exploring the titular theme. more

Nov 21, 2017 1:41 PM Visual Arts

The David Barnett Gallery highlights Alphonse Mucha, one of the best-known artists of the Art Nouveau era. more

Nov 14, 2017 12:54 PM Visual Arts

A new gallery on the East Side, gallerie Kenilworth, presents “The Shape of Things To Come,” a collection of geometric minimalism. more

Nov 7, 2017 1:20 PM Visual Arts

The modern jazz master discusses his twisty career, and how he fell in love with hip-hop. more

Oct 31, 2017 4:45 PM Music Feature

Milwaukee Art Museum’s “Degas to Picasso” (Nov. 4-Jan. 28) leads viewers on a journey through 150 works that trace the emergence of modern art. more

Oct 31, 2017 1:35 PM Visual Arts

For two ecstatic hours, Hancock and his intergenerational compatriots blended jazz, R&B, funk and hip-hop into an experience that was as unclassifiable as it was triumphant. more

Oct 23, 2017 12:50 PM Concert Reviews


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MIAD explores the aesthetics of “charness” and invites Gallery Night (Oct. 20-21) patrons to sit in a host of historic chairs. more

Oct 17, 2017 1:28 PM Visual Arts

“Mythos Fantasia,” at Inspiration Studios through Oct. 30, finds emerging Milwaukee artist John Zieloski working with images of human-animal hybrids. more

Oct 10, 2017 2:23 PM Visual Arts

A mid-fest report on the best that this year's Milwaukee Film Festival has to offer. more

Oct 4, 2017 1:20 PM Film

Three exhibitions opening at Marquette University’s Haggerty Museum of Art on Oct. 6 reaffirm the institution’s commitment to staging socially conscious, conversation-inducing exhibitions. more

Oct 3, 2017 2:00 PM Visual Arts

With openingnight of the much anticipated 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival just days away, AnnaSampers of Milwaukee Film took time to talk about her passion for programmingand the screenings she is most excited about.Thursday is opening night. Wh.. more

Sep 25, 2017 7:26 PM Around MKE

: Doors Open Milwaukee, Sept. 23-24, finds more than 150 buildings in Downtown Milwaukee and its surrounding neighborhoods in their most hospitable mode. Maker Faire Milwaukee graces Wisconsin State Fair Park Expo Center, the same weekend. more

Sep 19, 2017 2:19 PM Visual Arts

Whitefish Bay’s Gallery 505 displays a rare collection of the paintings and sculpture of Dr. Seuss, “The Art of Dr. Seuss," Sept. 14-17. There is a special opening reception from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14. The Jewish Museum Milwauke... more

Sep 12, 2017 1:35 PM Visual Arts

Life imitates art for the Shoreline Picnic hosted by Sculpture Milwaukee on Saturday, Sept. 9, at O’Donnell Park (910 E. Michigan St.). At 3 p.m. the merriment moves to the Green Gallery East (1500 N. Farwell Ave.) for musical performances ... more

Sep 5, 2017 2:31 PM Visual Arts

A trinity of new exhibitions featuring work by Michael Santini, Joseph Friebert and Kathie Wheeler opens at the Cedarburg Art Museum on Thursday, Aug. 31. The 2017 Annual Members Show opens at Walker’s Point Center for the Arts on Friday, S... more

Aug 29, 2017 3:38 PM Visual Arts

“Romano Johnson: The Glitterati" will be displayed at the Museum of Wisconsin Art, Aug. 26-Nov. 5. “Men of Metal," a sculptural exhibit featuring work by father and son Frank and Bruce Niemi, will be on display at the Kenosha Public M... more

Aug 22, 2017 1:44 PM Visual Arts

Deb Marett’s portrait exhibition, “Famous" honors everyday celebrities at West Allis’ Inspiration Studios; on Sunday, Aug. 20, from 3-4:30 p.m., visitors will have the opportunity to hear from and about three of Marett’s meritorious subj... more

Aug 15, 2017 1:42 PM Visual Arts

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... more

Aug 8, 2017 1:44 PM Visual Arts

Three groups of Milwaukee players delved into the repertoire of jazz music’s long history and intimated what the genre’s future could be. more

Aug 7, 2017 10:07 AM Concert Reviews

Harbor District, Inc. calls for proposals (through Aug. 11) for a mural on the Greenfield Avenue Bridge; Lynden Sculpture Garden offers a free family day on Saturday, Aug. 5 centered on its exhibit, “Eliza’s Peculiar Cabinet of Curiosities ... more

Aug 1, 2017 2:02 PM Visual Arts