Push to Play Polka

Push to Play Polka

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, not only has a polka escalator, it has the world’s only polka escalator, in the Wisconsin Center convention complex. This charming, one-of-a-kind attraction is part of a permanent installation called Polka Time! conceived by and featuring...
Vale Magazine Encounters “Skyros Carnival”

Vale Magazine Encounters “Skyros Carnival”

Greek journalist and travel writer Katerina Papathanasiou pays tribute to Dick Blau’s 2010 multimedia book, Skyros Carnival (VoxLox), in a recent Vale Magazine piece: “Skyros Carnival” is a fascinating 85-page multimedia publication that offers a sophisticated...
“Artist Talk” Happens Upon a Little Bit of Wonder

“Artist Talk” Happens Upon a Little Bit of Wonder

I’m going to quote from something wonderful that we happened upon in the recent Artist Talk newsletter of Debra Brehmer (Portrait Society Gallery): I’m late to the game on this one, but photographer Dick Blau, a professor in the film department at UWM, has...
Milwaukee Underground Film Festival Interviews Dick Blau

Milwaukee Underground Film Festival Interviews Dick Blau

This year’s students in the Milwaukee Underground Film Festival class interviewed area filmmakers, artists, teachers, and others around the topics of film festivals; creating, sharing and screening work; and the Milwaukee film community in order to explore and...
Announcing The 730 Portfolio

Announcing The 730 Portfolio

Dick Blau announces the release of The 730 Portfolio. All 300+ images of The 730 Project can be viewed on this website. Archival inkjet prints of any photograph in the collection, made and signed by the artist, are available for sale, individually and in sets. Contact...