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Against the Grain: Modernism in the Midwest

Santos Zingale (1908-1999)(/br)White Station, 1948(/br) Oil on masonite panel, 23.25 x 30.875 Milwaukee Art Museum Gift of Gimbel Bros., Milwaukee

Santos Zingale (1908-1999)(/br)White Station, 1948(/br) Oil on masonite panel, 23.25 x 30.875 Milwaukee Art Museum Gift of Gimbel Bros., Milwaukee

Any discussion of American Modernism begins in New York.  Legendary figures like Stieglitz and events like the 1913 Armory Show form our shared perception about the movement and its rise to prominence.  Such certainty provides clarity, but it can also limit our ability to appreciate how ideas flow through communities.… Continue reading »

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