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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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MINNEAPOLIS — At the beginning of next month, Chris Larson’s installation at the Soap Factory will serve as a set for an original opera composed by Anthony Gatto, based on Flannery O’Connor’s novel Wise Blood.

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We’re very excited to introduce you to the three writers who will be joining us at Superscript.

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To put ideas discussed at the Superscript arts journalism and criticism conference into practice, Hyperallergic is partnering with the Walker Art Center to announce the Superscript Blog Mentorship.

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What are museums hiding in their pasts and inside their collection storage vaults? Some of those secrets (or just lesser-known facts) are being shared by institutions around the world this Museum Week through the hashtag #secretsmw.

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The Superscript conference convenes a diverse array of writers, editors, artists, curators, and theorists to address questions around online art publishing’s present and possible futures.

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The Redemption of Ron Athey

by Abe Ahn on March 20, 2014

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LOS ANGELES — Twenty years after performing at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Ron Athey has come a long way from art world pariah to celebrated performance artist.

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