Hamline University had characterized Erika López Prater’s display of the images as “Islamophobic,” an accusation it now recognizes as “flawed.”
Native American Activists Topple Columbus Statue in Minnesota
The Twin Cities branch of the American Indian Movement (AIM) led a group of protesters in removing the Columbus statue — one of multiple monuments to the colonizer that has been defaced or brought down this week.
Nicholas Galanin Suggests We’re Ready to Fight Back
Galanin, a Tlingit-Unangax̂ artist, addresses climate change and its connection to white supremacy, as well as the commodification of indigenous cultures.
The Spirit of Place in an Artist’s Soul
The works on view at Brad Kahlhamer: A Nation of One and Bowery Nation + Hawk + Eagle mingle the artist’s unapologetic storytelling with festivals of image, text, line, and color.
Somali American Artists Create a Space All Their Own
ST. PAUL — St. John’s Catholic Church was built in 1922 to serve the growing Irish immigrant parish that was founded in 1887 on the city’s east side.
Imagining Alternatives to the Racist Paintings in Minnesota’s State Capitol
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Looking lost and helpless, a Native couple in “Discoverers and Civilizers Led to the Source of the Mississippi” are surrounded.
A New Lab for Masters and Students of the Moving Image in Minnesota
ST. PAUL, Minn. — “Find Your Voice” reads the tag line on the Independent Filmmakers Project Minnesota (IFP MN) logo, a 1950s-tinged, lipstick-red bit of celluloid imprinted with the lowercase white letters “ifp.”
Minnesota Fair Censors Bill Cosby Portrait Made from Rapeseeds
Every year, the Minnesota State Fair offers a prized blue ribbon to the artist who can make the coolest picture from seeds of commonly grown crops.
A Native American Painter’s Modernist Exploits, Recognized at Last
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison, now on view at the Minnesota History Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is a disarmingly beautiful exhibition.
Julie Buffalohead’s Theater of Animals
ST. PAUL, Minnesota — Julie Buffalohead envisions a world filled with tutu-wearing raccoons, sassy rabbits, and other anthropomorphic animals.