The best art criticism comes from the proper perspective. You need to understand where the artist is coming from, but you can’t be so close you can’t see the flaws. “So I sit in this chair and I’m sort of just staring at the work and trying to imagine myself as a viewer who has never looked at the work before,” says Rafael Francisco Salas.
If you have ever gone for a walk in the woods, it’s likely you found a nice long slender branch along the path to use as a walking stick. Chances are you left your stick by the side of the trail when your hike was finished.
I’ve always imagined Wisconsin in the 1950s as an extraordinarily innocent place. What other conclusion can I draw after hearing the Chordettes? The Chordettes were a female vocal quartet formed by college friends in Sheboygan.
As Maureen McCollum begins her new journey as the producer of Wisconsin Life, we thought it’d be fun to revisit some of our favorite pieces that have aired over the last eight years.
Returning to your hometown after a long absence can be disappointing. But if you look hard enough, it’s possible to find the peace you once knew when it was your home.
One hundred years ago, Wisconsin went to war. In partnership with the Wisconsin Veterans Museum, we’re exploring stories of Wisconsin men and women in World War I, curated by oral historian Ellen Brooks.
In his retirement, architectural draftsman Ron Olsen was looking for something to keep him busy. At least his wife Judy was looking to keep him busy. They’ve been married for 55 years and have traveled to see many of the properties designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.