- “Taking Center Stage: The Lanford Wilson Collection of
Self-Taught Art” opens Friday, celebrating the 2012 gift of
the Lanford Wilson Collection to the Milwaukee Art Museum.
collection strengthened the museum’s position as a leading
institution internationally for work by untrained creators.
can expect paintings, sculptures and works on paper by
renowned self-taught artists such as Felipe Archuleta, David
Butler, Vestie Davis, Bessie Harvey, William Hawkins, and
Joseph Yoakum to be on view through July 3. This is the second
exhibition in the museum’s Bradley Family Gallery, part of a
lakeside addition completed in November.
can take home their own interactive work of art from the
Museum Store. On trend with 2016’s adult coloring book
craze, the Milwaukee Art Museum and local artist and
entrepreneur Reginald Baylor have teamed up to create a
coloring book inspired by works in the Museum’s Collection,
including “The Cock of the Liberation” by Pablo Picasso.