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The Salvaged Belongings of a 1980s Punk Drummer

by Sheila Regan on September 14, 2016

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MINNEAPOLIS — Nostalgia for the Minneapolis music scene of the 1980s has been at somewhat of a fever pitch of late.

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Slowly Dancing to an Exhibition About Love

by Sheila Regan on August 22, 2016

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MINNEAPOLIS — A kind of dance happens as you walk through Lee Kit’s exhibition at the Walker Art Center, appropriately titled Hold your breath, dance slowly.

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This chilling exploration of the purpose and repurposing of memory during wartime draws on oral accounts of the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing, and responds to artist Bruce Conner’s iconic film of the 1946 Bikini Atoll nuclear test, “CROSSROADS” (1976).

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MINNEAPOLIS — With just four shapes made out of crude line drawings, Andrea Büttner captures the essence of shame.

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We love NYC and LA and all the art they have to offer, but we know they’re only two towns of many across the country mounting great exhibitions large and small.

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When the Whole World Spoke Pop

by Mason Riddle on August 24, 2015

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MINNEAPOLIS — We do not know what we do not know. That is precisely what the Walker Art Center’s exhibition International Pop makes clear — how much, heretofore, we did not know about the scope and practice of Pop art.

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The Walker Art Center is excited to launch Walker Moving Image Commissions with new works by artists Moyra Davey and James Richards.

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HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — After a total mindfuck of a weekend at Superscript, perhaps it is fitting that I began writing this attempt at a postscript in a note on my iPhone in airport terminals both with and sans-wifi, while hovering over grids of gradated green, ascending through strata of cumuli and back.

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Being at Superscript was quite the meta experience.

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Superscript, a first-of-its-kind conference about arts journalism and criticism in the digital age, hosted by the Walker Art Center, was full of illuminating moments about the labor of writing. But it also left some things to be desired.

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