I'll just cut to the chase and give you what you came here for -- the best shows to see this Gallery Night & Day, which happens Friday evening and Saturday. Not to fret. This is what I'm here for.
A SILVER CELEBRATION
Dean Jensen raises the IQ of our art scene considerably. He and his gallery have been truly essential for 25 years. The Dean Jensen Gallery, 759 N. Water St., celebrates this silver anniversary by showing 25 of the artists Dean's been especially proud to exhibit during his quarter century as a gallerist. A not to be missed show, to be sure. More info here.
CREAM OF THE CUTTING EDGE
One show represents your very best shot at seeing some of the most outstanding contemporary art being made in our region today. Much of the work in this year's Nohl Fellowship show at Inova, 2155 N. Prospect Ave., is marked by separations, real and conceptual, political, geographical, generational and otherwise. Here's my take on Sara Gail Luther's contribution to the show and an interview with Nicolas Lampert, to whet your appetite. Here's a bit more on the exhibit and a commercial for it made by American Fantasy Classics.
Read the full article at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.