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Nerdrum Pictures Chronicles the New Golden Age of Painting

Brandon Kralik | Posted 07.08.2014 | Arts
Brandon Kralik

This past week Nerdrum Pictures released a series of videos that aim to change the course of the cultural ocean liner. The internet has allowed those...

The Authentic Perspective

Brandon Kralik | Posted 06.09.2014 | Arts
Brandon Kralik

No matter what you call it, we are talking about the emergence of an authentic perspective in our culture that demands our attention. It comes about out of a need that our society has and that need is being filled.

Milwaukee Ballet and the Modern Quest for Beauty

Carla Escoda | Posted 05.29.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Artistic director Michael Pink has built an ensemble that deliberately eschews the cookie-cutter look of traditional ballet companies; these are dancers of striking individuality, many of whom have risen through the ranks of Milwaukee Ballet's second company.

Signs of the Reconstruction: TRAC2014

Brandon Kralik | Posted 05.12.2014 | Arts
Brandon Kralik

Throughout decades of wondering, wishing, and hoping that the direction of art would change, that we would begin to see work that touched us on a huma...

When Art Worlds Don't Collide: TRAC 2014 and the Whitney Biennial

John Seed | Posted 05.07.2014 | Arts
John Seed

In Ventura, California March 5th was the closing day of the second ever Representational Art Conference -- TRAC 2014 -- an international gathering that had attracted over 300 artists and others interested in exploring "the aesthetic principles and values implicit in the representational art of the 21st Century."

TRAC2014, an Interview With Michael Pearce About the Representational Art Conference

Brandon Kralik | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
Brandon Kralik

The Traditional Representational Art Conference, TRAC2014, is set to be a landmark event. Philosopher Roger Scruton, famous for his BBC series Why Be...

The Dawn of the Kitsch Movement

Brandon Kralik | Posted 11.30.2013 | Arts
Brandon Kralik

Kitsch is not something you have to decide anything about. The work has been done for you. It is here for you to look at, to learn from and to enjoy.