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Urban Spelunking: "Honest John" Schlosser chandlery / Reginald Baylor Studio

Published Jan. 2, 2019

Artist Reginald Baylor recently opened his new studio at 211 W. Florida St. in Walker's Point in a low-slung, two-story building that actually carries three addresses: 211, 215 and 219. But more importantly, that rather unassuming-looking building, also carries a lot of years and some really interesting history, too.

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Pfister Marketplace returns with new, creative gifts

Published Dec. 7, 2016

For the second year, The Pfister Marketplace popped up inside the former Roger Steven's shop in the opulent lobby of the Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave. The marketplace features art of all kinds created by 65 Milwaukee-based artists.

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New owner transforming former Finney Library into arts incubator

Published Oct. 6, 2015

Furniture maker Matt Bohlmann, who bought the long-vacant Finney Library in the Sherman Park historic district last March, has made progress renovating the building that will become his studio and an arts incubator. In addition, according to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, Bohlmann has recruited prominent local artist Reginald Baylor to become his first tenant.

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Here's the deal with that new mural in Downtown

Published Sept. 15, 2015

The final Night Market of the season is tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 16. You shouldn't miss it. You'll also probably find it hard to miss the new large black and white geometric mural that's perched on the side of parking structure near the corner of 4th Street and Wisconsin Avenue.

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CreativeMornings offers connection, inspiration and digestion

Published Nov. 28, 2014

In 2008, New York City's Tina Roth Eisenberg decided to launch a free, open-to-everyone series offering breakfast and a lecture on a creative topic one Friday a month. The simple concept, called CreativeMornings, is now active in more than 100 cities worldwide, including Milwaukee.

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TypeFace turns local communities into their own content and canvas

Published Nov. 6, 2013

Reginald Baylor has a problem with reading. "I do not see pictures when I read words," the Milwaukee-based artist said. "I can't get the environment processed in my mind. Those letters don't translate into an environment." Interestingly enough, that's exactly what TypeFace, Baylor's latest art project, aims to do: translate and transform words into something that visually reflects an environment, or, in the case of this project, a community.

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Lela Boutique turns 10

Published Sept. 4, 2013

The Third Ward's Lela Boutique will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a fashion show and party on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m.

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"30 Americans" balances nuanced and provocative

Published June 18, 2013

As part of its all-year celebration of American art, MAM opened "30 Americans," a survey of African-American contemporary art drawn from the Rubell Family Collection. The show has a wide variety of work, from the nuanced to the impactful.