Gavin Brown at the Green Gallery in Milwaukee

Gavin Brown at the Green Gallery in Milwaukee

Given the post-holiday lull and the unusually inhospitable weather – see: ‘polar vortex’ – I’ve been pessimistic about going art foraging lately. Fortunately, during a recent day of hibernation I loaded up Werner Herzog’s “Happy People” about residents...
From the Curb in Milwaukee: Usable Space

From the Curb in Milwaukee: Usable Space

It was a schizo week of art viewing for me that started with a trip to New York last Friday. I had been excited to hit the Lower East Side with the taste still in my mouth of Jerry Saltz’s assault in New York Mag on the Neo-Mannerist painting that has taken over the...
From the Curb in Milwaukee: Imagination Giants

From the Curb in Milwaukee: Imagination Giants

  After a year-and-a-half of writing about more basic cultural differences between New York and Milwaukee, the results of my cultural reconnaissance will now take the form of local art coverage. This being the first piece, I’d like to mention that, unlike NYC...