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Glass as art: Movement began 50 years ago

Before Dale Chihuly – the celebrated architect of big, bulbous, vivid and swirly glass sculptures – there was Harvey Littleton. Before Littleton, glass was for eyeglasses and windshields, goblets and vases – but not heating and blowing into fine art. People worked with glass in industrial settings, not art studios. That changed when Littleton, now(…)

Art, history, cultural museums will expand

When something is of value, you take care of it, but this becomes more challenging during tough economic times. Here are five historic and cultural attractions in Wisconsin that aim to push ahead with plans to expand; consider a donation to these or other causes that you favor. — Museum of Wisconsin Art, 300 S.(…)