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The meanings behind letters of the alphabet animate a dual exhibit at the James Watrous Gallery from Anne Kingsbury and Helen Lee. more

Visual Arts

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AMY STOCKLEIN

There’s more than meets the eye when it comes to the job descriptions for Mel Becker Solomon and Leah Kolb, curators at Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. more

Visual Arts

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Dylan Brogan

Have you seen all the Buckys around town? Three of them are bullshit. more

Opinion 6 Comments

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Beth Skogen Beth Skogen Photography

When Steve Tyska heard about the plan to redevelop Winnebago Studios, he felt compelled to create a film documenting the end of an era. more

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Mary Dickey

Here’s a cure for winter cabin fever: A drive to the excellent “Wings & Water” exhibition at Sauk Prairie River Arts Center. more

Visual Arts

Experts agree: Artists, local organizations and city government need to work together to help link artists with opportunities and funding. more

Visual Arts

“Shhh….”, a new exhibit at Arts + Literature Laboratory, artists riff on World War II propaganda posters. A multimedia opening event includes karaoke by DACA more

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Arts + Literature Lab celebrates its second anniversary with “Arsenal,” a wide-ranging homage to fiber as a feminine weapon created by 11 women artists. more

Visual Arts

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Paulius Musteikis

You can’t tell from the outside, but the interior of Assumption Greek Orthodox Church is a sprawling and breathtaking work of Byzantine iconography. It’s all the work of one artist, David Giffey, who’s been painting it since 1979. more

Isthmus Cover Stories 3 Comments

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Judy Pfaff and Tandem Press

Tandem Press has a stellar national reputation as a professional art press. But after three decades, the press will expand to open its own gallery on Commercial Avenue. more

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Joan Marcus

Isthmus arts and culture editor Catherine Capellaro looks back at a year where she found hope and faith in humanity through art. more

A & E

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Jaume Plensa

“Talking Continents” is a powerful statement on language and connection from art world superstar Jaume Plensa. It’s at MMoCA through April 15. more

Visual Arts

Ted DeDee, who helped Overture transition from a city-managed facility to a private nonprofit, announces he will retire in May. more

A & E

Winnebago Studios is getting torn down this spring to make way for a new housing development. But unlike some gentrification stories, this one might have a happy ending for the soon-to-be displaced artists. more

News

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Beth Skogen

Two young architects built about 50 modern, affordable homes from 1935 to 1941 in the Madison area. A large cluster of these International Style homes remains in Monona’s Frost Wood neighborhood. more

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Its antenna may be on the fire department’s hose drying tower, but 98.7 FM WVMO — The Voice of Monona — is making waves. more

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Although he’s well-known elsewhere, it’s taken a long time for artist Bill Amundson to get a show in Madison. His whimsical satirical drawings are at the Madison’s Central Library through July 27. more

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Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

A shimmery and dramatic new site-specific work at MMoCA enhances the museum’s dramatic lobby and staircase. more

Visual Arts

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David Michael Miller

A host of World’s Fair architects, artists and artisans were brought to Madison to help create the Capitol’s exterior. Their sculptures are meant to symbolize the values of the state. more

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Many of the Capitol’s artists had worked at the Chicago’s World Fair, including Edwin Howland Blashfield, who painted “The Resources of Wisconsin.” more

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