On Monday, the City of Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission voted to deny the application of Wallpapered City to have artist Shepard Fairey paint a large mural in support of voting rights on the side of the Railway Exchange Building at 229 E. Wisconsin Ave. Stacey Williams-Ng says the ruling could be problematic for local artists.
Tia Richardson has painted more than 50 murals, most of which are in Milwaukee and many that are collaborations between herself and kids, teens, other artists or community members.
As the mural boom continues apace all across Milwaukee, the Villard Avenue Business Improvement District #19 today announced a new large-scale five-mural art project to be installed along Historic Villard Avenue in the former North Milwaukee.
Recently, Alcantar finished a mural of Bucks player Giannis Antetokounmpo and his two brothers, Alex and Kostas, called "Respect." The 30-by-15 mural is on the facade of the building that is home to Highbury Pub and Alcantar's tattoo shop, Black Rabbit Tattoo Collective.
Milwaukeeans creating chalk art to convey positive and uplifting messages is one of the silver linings of this otherwise challenging summer. Thus, Fiserv Forum hosts "Chalk The Plaza" once again this Sunday, July 19.
Meet Thomas Evans - aka Detour - the artist who painted a 62-foot mural of a man with a child on his shoulders in West Allis last week as well as a bonus mural of musician Lex Allen.
Thomas Evans completed a massive mural on the facade of the Lamplight building in West Allis. Evans is a nationally-recognized artist from Colorado who is known as Detour.
Gorgeous and meaningful public art is putting down roots all across Milwaukee, and now there's a new temporary piece in bloom in front of Sherman Phoenix - quite literally.
This easy-to-follow route will lead you past a dozen new murals in Riverwest.
Few have embraced the challenge of these current times like The Highbury Pub - from turning into a beer store to giving supporters "golden tickets" for enjoying soccer matches and, now, painting a mural in honor of a great local icon and his even greater mission.
A mural excursion is a fun, meaningful way to spend an hour or two. Grab the kids, your friends and/or your sweetie, and follow this simple route that will lead you past 15 murals on Milwaukee's South Side.
As Snack Boys prepares to open its new East Side location in the former Hotel Foster / Globe East, 2028 E. North Ave., next week, we got another peek at the colorful murals painted inside over the winter by local installation artist Kristina Rolander.
The City of West Allis has issued a call for artists to submit ideas for three new murals along Greenfield Avenue. Plus, Detour will paint one on the space that once had a well-known space age mural.
Milwaukee artists Chris Burke and Ruben Alcantar painted a mural of Breonna Taylor on a building located on the corner of Holton and Locust Streets.
Art always prevails during a period of unrest and change. Incredible acts of creativity have bloomed all over Milwaukee in the past two weeks, including these new murals.