Artists use public exhibit to confront sexism in society

Artists use public exhibit to confront sexism in society

MADISON, Wis. – A group of artists used a public exhibit to confront sexism in society. The artists, who are known as the Spooky Boobs [Amy Cannestra, MFA ’15, Myszka Lewis, and Maggie Snyder, MFA ’15], have a feminist exhibit that is on display at...
Want art fast? Try ‘Speed Dating’ Monday by Gayle Worland

Want art fast? Try ‘Speed Dating’ Monday by Gayle Worland

These artists want to make you fall in love with them in seven minutes. And if you’re lucky, you might be able to take some of that love home. “Speed Dating,” held Monday evening at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, will feature presentations by 11 graduate...
Belly up to the… museum? by Michael Muckian

Belly up to the… museum? by Michael Muckian

Tap into any beer-fueled conversation and a variety of barroom philosophies may emerge. Chances are the ideas of Sir Thomas More won’t be among them. But More’s philosophy of civic responsibility and social discourse outlined in his 1516 satire Utopia is a driving...
Switched-on art by Jeff Miller

Switched-on art by Jeff Miller

Neon has come a long way since the days when its typical use was for signs with succinct messages such as “EAT.” The 2018 Neon Light Show, held in the UW Stock Pavilion on April 21, included glass sculptures and artwork created by more than 45 artists from UW–Madison,...