Stand Up Prints, the latest exhibition at Highpoint Center for Printmaking, showcases striking prints by artists from over 23 states.
Sam Durant Revisits the “Scaffold” Controversy Three Years Later
The artist discusses the controversial incident three years ago in a new essay that explores the conversations prompted with the Walker Art Center.
An Artist’s Vision Centers Indigenous Narratives and Spaces
In Red Exit, Andrea Carlson’s motifs celebrate the spaces Native people create for themselves.
Queer Art Workers Reflect: Noah Lawrence-Holder Is “Working to Abolish the Police, the Way Marsha P. Johnson Intended!”
LGBTQ Pride month is now. Every day in June, we are celebrating the community by featuring one queer art worker and asking them to reflect on what this moment means to them.
Walker Art Center Cuts Ties With Minneapolis Police Department
The museum announced it would stop working with the MPD until it “implements meaningful change,” including “demilitarizing training programs, holding officers accountable for the use of excessive force, and treating communities of color with dignity and respect.”
Artists Create a Mural Honoring George Floyd at the Site of His Murder
The colorful painting has become a memorial site for Minneapolis residents to honor Floyd and mourn his death.
Journalists Were Arrested In Minneapolis for “No Fathomable Reason,” Says PEN America
In a statement released today, PEN America CEO Suzanne Nossel condemned the unfounded arrest of a CNN crew covering protests in the city, calling the scene a “dystopian spectacle.”
The Many Sides of Harriet Bart, From 1970s to Today
From dental hygienist to professional artist, Bart knew all along that she couldn’t “just stay put.”
A Discussion Series Brings Together the 2018 McKnight Visual Artist Fellows With Curators and Critics
This discussion series, taking place at the Minneapolis Institute of Art and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, offers audiences an opportunity to learn about the fellowship recipients and how their work intersects with broader contemporary art ideas and concerns.
The Undersung Art of Native American Women, Front and Center
Inside a years-long effort to show a millennium’s worth of art by Native American women.
Queer Artists in Their Own Words: Alonzo Pantoja Visualizes Comfort and Connection
LGBTQ Pride Month is now. Every day in June, we are celebrating the community by featuring one queer artist and letting them speak for themselves.
An Indigenous Artist Captures the Racial Violence at Standing Rock
Jim Denomie’s paintings present an emotional response to the violence of white supremacy that emerged during the DAPL conflict.