Category Archives: Curatorial

Questions of Provenance: William and Gertrude Schuchardt

In the past, in posts related to provenance (or the history of an artwork, such as who has owned it and where it’s been), we’ve talked a little bit about credit lines.  Credit lines are the part of an object … Continue reading

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Opening Soon: Rineke Dijkstra: Rehearsals

Rineke Dijkstra: Rehearsals opens this Friday, September 9, in the Herzfeld Center for Media Arts. Dutch artist Rineke Dijkstra (b. 1959) is interested in moments of transition, particularly adolescence. In the upcoming exhibition, young athletes are the focus: rhythmic gymnasts … Continue reading

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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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From the Collection: The Nudes of Anders Zorn

The current exhibition in the European works on paper rotation space (on view until July 31) is Anders Zorn: Sweden’s Painter-Etcher. Featuring all 18 prints in the Milwaukee Art Museum’s collection by Zorn, this is the first time ever that … Continue reading

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