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Sublime Spaces & Visionary Worlds

The need to personalize our homes is a defining human characteristic. For some, this need becomes...

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Eugene Von Bruenchenhein: Mythologies

This publication enlisted contemporary curators to explore previously uncovered aspects of Von Bruenchenhein’s oeuvre...

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Loy Bowlin: The Original Rhinestone Cowboy

This exhibition presents an installation of the preserved living room of Mississippi artist Loy Allen Bowlin...

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Albert Zahn: I'll Fly Away

Albert Zahn (1864-1953), a native of the Prussian province of Pomerania, came to Wisconsin as a young man...

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Eugene Von Bruenchenhein: Obsessive Visionary

Eugene Von Bruenchenhein (1910-1983) was an isolate or "outsider" artist from Wisconsin who produced several thousand works...

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Levi Fisher Ames: Menagerie

A carpenter by trade, Ames gave up heavy work after he was injured in the Civil War in 1862. He took up carving and...

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The Metalwork of Albert Paley

His exuberant works--particularly his architectural metalworks--have provided a great impetus for the renaissance...

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Hiding Places: Memory in the Arts

The book accompanying HIDING PLACES: MEMORY IN THE ARTS mines the riches of the topic...

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American Story

In America, every person embodies a story both shared...

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Messages & Magic: 100 Years of Collage and Assemblage in America

Messages & Magic traces American popular culture...

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Hmong Art: Tradition and Change

Since the 1975 communist takeover of Laos, over 100,000 Hmong refugees have...

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The Drawing Season

The catalog chronicles the series of exhibitions that illuminate the vitality...

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the kids are all right

...brings the bedrock theme of family into the twenty-first century, an age when love defines...

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Ray Yoshida's Museum Of Extraordinary Values

The catalogue includes images of Yoshida's apartment and never-before-published...

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Natural Magic: The Art of Patrick Dougherty

Working with the John Michael Kohler Arts Center on multiple occasions, internationally known artist Patrick Dougherty created...

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Conceptual Textiles: Material Meanings

In Conceptual Textiles: Material Meanings, artists use textiles to examine the social and political issues of race...

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Discursive Dress

The artists in Discursive Dress use clothing as an aesthetic means to discuss political issues...

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From Hardanger to Harleys: A Survey of Wisconsin Folk Art

From Hardanger to Harleys celebrates the beauty, diversity, and vitality...

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The Alternative Image

This exhibition is first in a series investigating non-conventional photographic processes that have been used in lieu of what are commonly thought...

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Visual Paradox: Truth and Fiction in the Photographic Image

Visual Paradox takes a critical look at photography's credibility as a representation of reality by presenting the work of contemporary American artists...

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Kehinde Wiley: The World Stage, China

Armed with a paintbrush and an immense knowledge of art history, New York-based artist Kehinde Wiley appropriates iconic imagery...

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Hair

The most interesting aspect of the study of hair is the contradictory reaction most people have toward it. Hair examines...

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Lee Godie: Self-Portraits

This insightful catalogue accompanies the first solo exhibition of photographic self-portraits by Chicago artist Lee Godie (1908–1994).

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The Alternative Image II

The second exhibition in a series investigating the nature of photography and its continually expanding boundaries...

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Structure and Surface: Beads in Contemporary Art

Despite a long history of use as ornament and cultural symbol, beads traditionally have not been considered a fine art...

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Eccentric Machines

Since the late nineteenth century, nothing has affected human existence more dramatically than the machine. The machine emerged...

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Notes from the Material World

Working loosely within the technical definition of photomontage, the artists included in Notes from the Material World draw from diverse...

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Civilizations

As the total culture of a nation, a people, or a period, the concept of civilization is inseparable from daily life...

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Masquerade

Through photography, painting, and video, the contemporary artists in Masquerade critically explore how personal identity of the self or others...

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Jennifer Angus: Goliathus Hercules

Trained as a textile artist, Jennifer Angus creates work that is firmly rooted in the language of pattern, color, repetition, texture, and beauty yet her current installations...

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Julie Heffernan: Self-Portraits

Drawing from twentieth-century notions of the self, which theorize that identity is always in flux, Julie Heffernan suggests that the identity of each person...

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Mercury Springtime: Drawings by Chris Hipkiss

Feeling that humans and technology have abused the natural world, Hipkiss shows nature rebelling with forceful and unpredictable results in scenes...

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Devorah Sperber: Pixelated

New York artist Devorah Sperber uses digital technology and commonplace objects to create her ingenious...

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Deborah Fisher: Tools for If You are Afraid of the Dark

Presented as "useful" their containers suggesting "preciousness" these objects do not offer a tangible, practical value...

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Beth Lipman: Still Lifes in Glass

Through a method she refers to as "hot sculpting," Massachusetts artist Beth Lipman creates elaborate glass sculptures drawn from seventeenth-century...

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On Longing: The Jewelry of Sharon Church and Mary Preston

Artists Sharon Church (PA) and Mary Preston (NY) meticulously and laboriously create beautiful pieces of jewelry as they...

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Nick Cave and Clarina Bezzola: Concealing and Revealing

Dress can play a pivotal role in how a person is perceived; at the same time concealing and revealing aspects of one's identity...

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Kukuli Velarde: Cantaros de Vida (The Isichapuitu Series)

Kukuli Velarde draws on the indigenous culture of her native Peru as well as her own personal history to express ideas about politics, history, and culture...

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Kim Keever: Suspended States

New York artist Kim Keever describes his large-scale photographs as representations of "primitive dream ideas." Beginning with a diorama...

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Arts Industry: Collaboration and Revelation

A comprehensive and insightful history marking the 40th anniversary of the world-renowned Arts/Industry residency program...

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Nek Chand: Healing Properties

This catalog explores the life and work of self-taught artist Nek Chand (b. 1924) who created an extraordinary...

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