Claes Oldenburg’s 1976 Typewriter Eraser takes in the views in the entrance hall to the new east addition of the Milwaukee Art Museum. To the east is the lake, whose reflection casts a bluish hue, and to the west is Vik Muniz’ wallpaper print Fleur de Lys, which is new to the museum and based on Muniz’ photographic series of garbage. Photo by Adam Ryan Morris.

Paint By Numbers

The Milwaukee Art Museum will unveil its much-anticipated redesigned galleries Nov. 24. We’ve culled the must-know data.


“Paint by Numbers” appears in the December 2015 issue of Milwaukee Magazine.

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Claire Hanan worked at the magazine as an editor from 2012-2017. She edited the Culture section and wrote stories about all sorts of topics, including the arts, fashion, politics and more. In 2016, she was a finalist for best profile writing at the City and Regional Magazine Awards for her story "In A Flash." In 2014, she won the the Milwaukee Press gold award for best public service story for editing "Handle With Care," a service package about aging in Milwaukee. Before all this, she attended the University of Missouri's School of Journalism and New York University's Summer Publishing Institute.