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Arts & Culture
6:57 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

PHOTOS: Photography Collective Captures Wisconsin's Extremes

A group of photographers are using their collective images to capture the essence of Wisconsin and other places in America. Here pictured is Salem, Wis.
Alessandra Sanguinetti, Postcards from America, tumblr

Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews MAM photography curator Lisa Sutcliffe and photographers Donovan Wylie of Northern Ireland and Jacob Sobol of Denmark.

Photography is usually thought of a solitary pursuit, but when you're trying to capture the essence of a state like Wisconsin, you might need some back-up.

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Arts & Culture
4:41 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Original Chagall Works on Display at UWM Art Gallery

A piece by Marc Chagall on exhibition at the UWM Art History Gallery
Credit UWM Art History Department

Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews Cassie Sacotte, a Master's student in Art History at UWM.

Unbeknownst to many in the city, UW-Milwaukee's art history department holds a significant number of original prints by the Russian Jewish artist Marc Chagall.

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Arts & Culture
4:09 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

5 Facts You Didn't Know About Spanish Painter Diego Velázquez

"The Toilet of Venus" - aka the Rokeby Venus - by Diego Velazquez is the subject of an enduring art history mystery at the heart of a novel by author Barbara Mujica.
Credit National Art Collections Fund, 1906

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews author and Spanish professor Barbara Mujica.

The 17th century wasn't kind to Spain. The formerly powerful empire was crumbling, burdened by debt and a corrupt government.

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Arts & Culture
1:11 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Why Is There a Smashed Car Outside the Milwaukee Art Museum?

Dirk Skreber's "Untitled" (2009) at an installation at Blum & Poe in Los Angeles
Credit Milwaukee Art Museum

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews artist Dirk Skreber and exhibit curator Margaret Andera.

If you’ve walked along the lakefront by the Milwaukee Art Museum recently, you may have seen a new sculpture and done a double-take.

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Arts & Culture
4:53 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Clothed, Nude Photos Uncloak Nature of 'Identity' in Exhibit

William Zuback's photograph "Jane Doe No. 13 (Clothed)" appears in his new exhibit, "Identity."
Credit William Zuback/Digital photograph

Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews photographer William Zuback.

We’ve all heard the cliché – don’t judge a book by its cover. 

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