Notes on photography, books, art, politics and other miscellany. Here is currently Madison, Wisconsin
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Next time you're in the Milwaukee Art Museum, don't forget to look down at the floor
Some of the most beautiful work in the Milwaukee Art Museum's permanent galleries in the War Memorial Center designed by Eero Saarinen are the intricately textured hardwood floors, which glow with an inviting, burnished warmth. But more than half a century of wear and tear in the 1957 building have left the structure and the floors in need of renovation.