The series features 2021 Fellows David Bowen, Mara Duvra, Rotem Tamir, Ben Moren, and Dyani White Hawk in conversation with renowned curators and critics.
Minneapolis Museum Workers Say “No Money, No Monet”
Unionized staff at the Minneapolis Institute of Art took to the picket line last week to demand salary raises in the face of inflation.
Hamline Faculty Call for University President’s Resignation
Fayneese Miller is under fire after the school failed to renew the contract of an adjunct who showed artworks depicting the Muslim Prophet Muhammad.
Professor Who Showed Images of Prophet Muhammad Sues University
Hamline University had characterized Erika López Prater’s display of the images as “Islamophobic,” an accusation it now recognizes as “flawed.”
Minnesota Professor Reportedly Fired for Showing Paintings of Prophet Muhammad
Academics and literary nonprofits condemned the Hamline University professor’s dismissal as a violation of academic freedom.
In Minneapolis, a Russian Museum With an Identity Crisis
Many in the local Ukrainian community want the museum’s name to be changed to reflect the many artworks in its collection by artists from former Soviet states.
Artist Resigns From Public Art Commission After Native Communities Raise Questions
Some members of Minneapolis’s Native community did not think Inkpa Mani was the right choice for a $400,000 public art commission meant to honor the Dakota People.
Celebrate Art and Ecology at the Inaugural 4Ground: Midwest Land Art Biennial
Taking a feminist, Indigenous approach, the new contemporary art festival developed by Franconia Sculpture Park is happening this summer at sites across the Upper Midwest of the US.
Discussion Series Pairs 2019 McKnight Visual Artist Fellows With Critics and Curators
Conversations with Leslie Barlow, Mary Griep, Alexa Horochowski, Joe Sinness, Melvin R. Smith, and Tetsuya Yamada will be accessible online or in person at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
George Morrison, the Ojibwe Modernist Who Defined Space With a Horizon Line
The artist’s work features heavily in Twin Cities museums, but new USPS stamps depicting his distinctive landscapes may help broaden his legacy.
The Art of a Haunted United States
Even for viewers who don’t believe in ghosts, spirits, or alien life, the works in Supernatural America possess their own power.
The Competition for This Year’s Creepy Doll Contest Is More Horrifying Than Ever
These horrifying dolls definitely won’t murder you in your sleep.