Louis Grell Foundation

"Showcasing the Legacy of Artist Louis Frederick Grell"



The Making of a Mural

Category : News · No Comments June 8, 2019

 

The Making of a Mural with Thomas Hart Benton, 1947, Harzfeld Department Store, Kansas City, MO

 

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Category : News · No Comments April 19, 2019

Grell murals restored in new Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra inside the old Warner Grand Theatre, Milwaukee, WI

National Parks Service article

Category : News · No Comments April 18, 2019

Please click here to visit the National Parks Service article on Grell.

Oriental Theatre Milwaukee & Grell’s connection

Category : News · No Comments August 16, 2018

https://onmilwaukee.com/movies/articles/oriental-theatre-spelunking.html

Grell murals restored in Oriental Theatre for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, read article here

Palace Theatre tour update

Category : News · No Comments August 16, 2018

Uptown Theatre Chicago SAVED

Category : News · No Comments June 30, 2018

The Uptown Theatre in Chicago is being saved through an expansive renovation project.  The City and developers announced a $75 million investment to breathe life back into the grande beauty.  It is believed that Grell may have painted murals in the lobby and we hope they find and conserve them.  Grell had a long and successful career painting murals for both Rapp & Rapp and Balaban & Katz from 1917 to the early 1930’s.

read the article here

PBS video on Grell

Category : News · No Comments June 15, 2018

NEW AUCTION RECORD SET May 23, 2018

Category : News · No Comments May 23, 2018
NEW AUCTION RECORD SET May 23, 2018

Grell’s painting The Three Muses, 1934 just set a new auction record for a painting and sold for five times the…

Color images of Toledo Paramount added

Category : News · No Comments May 21, 2018
Color images of Toledo Paramount added

Toledo Paramount Theatre color images added

Purple Cow murals DISCOVERY

Category : News · No Comments May 11, 2018
Purple Cow murals DISCOVERY

Again, another late night research discovery this time involving the Purple Cow murals.  Beginning in June 1942, the Durant Hotel…