Brian Jacobson
In Case You Missed It

Art of the Table at the MAM

By - Nov 22nd, 2010 04:00 am

The arrival of Robert Therrien’s Under the Table (1994) for a three-month stay in Windhover Hall of the Milwaukee Art Museum combined with the Nov. 18 lecture by famed Italian designer Alberto Alessi was enough for us to drop by and take a few press photos.

But to mark the occasion, the folks at MAM arranged for a special four-day installation in different areas of the permanent collection.

Art of the Table was a tribute to art and design arranging and displaying work by different designers from the area. Each surveyed the art environment they were given and created something that matched or complemented the work.

We visited on the first night of what served as a springboard for various weekend salons, lectures, culinary plating demonstrations and general MAM After Dark partying. The gallery below represents a majority of the installation tables on display at the museum, just in case you missed it.

We also recommend the current European Design show continuing now until February, when the Frank Lloyd Wright retrospection begins. To top it off, the hallways of the Calatrava wing are filled with wild rubber tire sculptures by Chakaia Booker.

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0 thoughts on “In Case You Missed It: Art of the Table at the MAM”

  1. Anonymous says:

    wow Brian. Well done!–Strini

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