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.
Artist Ken Brown has begun work on his 620-foot long mural, called "The Hero In You," on a 6-foot high wall that runs along MacArthur Square on North James Lovell Drive Downtown.
The side of the building that has been home to Rainbow Booksellers since 1994 will soon be painted with a mural called The Heights Dream Library, a reference to its Washington Heights neighborhood. You can be a part of it.
The one-of-a-kind in Milwaukee fabric art installation planned for installation in the Third Ward this month by artist Amanda Browder has been delayed by the artist until 2021.
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.
Just when it seems the pandemic is taking aim at nearly every bit of summer fun, the organizers of Sculpture Milwaukee have announced that the annual Downtown outdoor art exhibition IS ON for the fourth straight year.
Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 and the Downtown Placemaking Task Force have announced artists for two more Downtown murals, including one on the south face of the 2nd Street skywalk that was made public in January.
On Wednesday, artist Radcliffe Bailey's sculpture, "Pensive," returned to Milwaukee for installation in the plaza in front of the new BMO Tower, 790 N. Water St.
Thanks to a partnership with the Black Box Fund, Sculpture Milwaukee will expand to include the Third Ward in 2020 when the next set of sculptures are installed in Downtown Milwaukee in May.
On Friday morning, America's Black Holocaust Museum (ABHM) unveiled a sculpture by Sanford Biggers at its new home on the corner of North and Vel R. Phillips Avenues, and announced more than $1 million in funding from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.
Public art is a part of our culture and has great impact on our community, both locally and widespread. Meet three muralists who have been instrumental in making this happen.
Around Dec. 15, another work first displayed at part of Sculpture Milwaukee will become a permanent fixture in the new plaza in front of the new BMO Tower on the corner of Water and Wells Street, thanks to a gift from Sue and Mark Irgens.
Just east of Potawatomi lies a quirky sculpture garden at 1513 W. Canal St. in the Menomonee Valley. The garden has five sculptures that The Forest County Potawatomi Community - which now owns the site - is looking to give away to a good home.
Since it rose on Milwaukee's horizon in 1982, the bright orange sunburst sculpture - titled "The Calling" - raised controversy and opposing opinions in Milwaukee. But over time, it has become a symbol of Milwaukee like the yellow Hoan Bridge or the white wings of the art museum.
It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's 71 stainless steel kegs - formerly foaming with beer - appearing to tumble off the side of Lakefront Brewery, 1872 N. Commerce St., into a remarkably neat stack.