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From the Collection–Virgin and Child

Sometimes with the rush of the holiday season, it is nice to take a deep breath and spend some time on your own. In that spirit, I’d like to consider a small-scale stone relief Virgin and Child, ca. 1550.  You’ll … Continue reading

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What is that big, orange thing, anyway?

Many people don’t know that The Calling by Mark di Suvero (the orange sunburst sculpture that sits at the lake end of Wisconsin Avenue) has been part of the Milwaukee Art Museum’s permanent collection since the sculpture’s creation in 1981. The … Continue reading

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From the Collection–Auguste Rodin’s The Kiss

There is no ignoring it: today is Valentine’s Day. There is also no ignoring the fact that love and lust have inspired terrific artwork. Perhaps the best artwork, if you are a romantic like me. I’m obviously not the first … Continue reading

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