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Threshold

November 5, 2015 – February 28, 2016


This winter, the Charles Allis Art Museum transforms to host Threshold, an exhibition that explores psychological interiority through the integration of contemporary art with the sumptuous spaces in the museum. Every room in the Allis mansion will become a conduit for experiencing fear, fragility, wonder and desire. Facilitated through a variety of media technologies, Threshold draws upon the affective qualities of glass, porcelain, light, soil, fur, and sound to explore corporeal and emotional relationships. Organized by artist and guest curator Niki Johnson, Threshold features twenty-five nationally and internationally recognized artists, craftsmen and musicians.

 

Opening Reception —November 5
5:00 to 8:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. Panel discussion with Niki Johnson
and select Threshold artists.

Exhibiting Artists

Colin Britton, Simon Bukhave, Holly Cole, Michelle Erickson, David R. Harper, Anne Harris, Jeremy Hatch, Kim Hindman, Jed Jackson, Niki Johnson, Kayle Karbowski, Toby Kaufmann-Buhler, William Kentridge, Beth Lipman, Chole Mackinnon, Linda Marcus, Greely Myatt, Heidi Parkes, Catherine B. Peña, Brian Ritchie, Paul Sacaridiz, Kyle Seis, Julie VonDerVellen, Christina A. West, Glenn Williams

Contributing Wisconsin Institutions

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, Marcus Corporation, Chipstone Foundation, Brenner Brewing Company

Written Contributions
Brandi Rogers & Nathaniel Stern