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From the Collection: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s Three Cuirassiers, Part 1

There is so much commentary surrounding the artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French, 1864–1901) and his ‘celebrity’. Certainly, with just at the mention of his name, shimmering glimpses of Parisian nightlife in come to mind. But what would surprise most, I … Continue reading

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From the Collection: Paintings by George Inness

George Inness (1825-1894), one of the most celebrated artists of the Hudson River School, captured the beauty of the American landscape in his paintings. The Milwaukee Art Museum is lucky enough to have two paintings by Inness on display: Autumn … Continue reading

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If Milwaukee’s Festivals were Works of Art…

Milwaukee has earned the title “City of Festivals,” and for very good reason. If you are looking to celebrate music, art, film, cultural heritage, specific holidays or simply a love of craft beer, Milwaukee has a festival for you! In … Continue reading

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American Epics on the Silver Screen: Classic Clips

American artist Thomas Hart Benton continues to be praised for his ability to translate the dynamism of a major motion picture onto a two-dimensional canvas. Having worked directly on film sets, Benton captured the entire production process and behind-the-scenes culture … Continue reading

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From the Collection: In the Catskills by Asher Brown Durand

A number of the artists featured in the special exhibition Nature and the American Vision: The Hudson River School can also be found in the galleries of the Milwaukee Art Museum. This is the fourth and final in a series of blog … Continue reading

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