Tag Archives: Chipstone Foundation

Behind the Scenes: Analysis of a Face Jug

The exhibition Face Jugs: Art and Ritual in 19th Century South Carolina, on view this past summer at the Milwaukee Art Museum (and currently on tour through South Carolina, Alabama and Georgia), provided us at Chipstone with a rare hands-on … Continue reading

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From the Chipstone Collection–Of Ghosts and Speculation

Those of you that have been through Face Jugs: Art and Ritual in 19th Century South Carolina might be wondering what the big silvery face jug is and how it fits into the exhibition. It’s a contemporary artwork by artist … Continue reading

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From the Chipstone Collection- Puzzle Jug

My form has puzzled many a fertile Brain The brightest Wits my Liquor could not gain And still profusely spill it on the Ground The Reason is no Suction they have found Now honest Friend advance thy Genius try Spill … Continue reading

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Calling All Milwaukee Makers!

Have you had the opportunity to stop by The Tool at Hand yet? Last month, I wrote about an awesome performance that took place at Sweet Water Organics in preparation of the Chipstone Foundation’s Tool at Hand exhibition at the … Continue reading

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What’s Up at the Museum?

What’s Happening at the Milwaukee Art Museum – January, 2012 After a very successful run at the Milwaukee Art Museum, Impressionism: Masterworks on Paper heads to its next destination, the Albertina in Vienna. And, after rave reviews in the press, the … Continue reading

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