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Another Place

Printmakers' and Book Artists' Perspectives on Travel and Place

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This exhibition brings together works by American and international artists that focus on concepts of place and travel, using materials drawn almost entirely from the Book Arts Collection in Special Collections at the UWM Libraries. The unifying element for the exhibition is the recent portfolio project The Other Place, a suite of prints by Wisconsin artist Bob Erickson and Irish artist Keith Wilson, each of whom spent time in the home of the... [Continue reading]

The Shape and Color of Research

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An exhibition of artwork based on research in Special Collections at the Golda Meir Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. - In Memoriam - Irene Mitkus (1948 - 2000) The Shape and Color of Research project and online exhibition are dedicated to the memory of conservation bookbinder and book artist Irene Mitkus. Ms. Mitkus, who died in November 2000 after a battle with cancer, was a much beloved and respected figure in... [Continue reading]

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ECO Ephemeral

Works by Thomas Ferrella & Artists’ Books from Special Collections, UW-Milwaukee Libraries

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This thesis essay and accompanying exhibition approach environmental concerns through an art historical perspective by considering works of art by Thomas Ferrella, M.D. and artists’ books from Special Collections at UW-Milwaukee Libraries. The exhibition evades conventional boundaries of galleries in order to present artists’ books in their intended manner and to display Ferrella’s outdoor installations in context with... [Continue reading]

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