The 14 flags reflect the fury and despair over Donald Trump’s presidency, but with some glimmers of hope. Here are a few of my favorites.
On March 24, 2011, about a week before renowned artist Ai Weiwei was arrested at the Beijing International Airport, another Chinese artist by the name of Guo Gai was arrested, along with a handful of people, by the Chinese government at the Beijing Museum of Contemporary Art.
MINNEAPOLIS — Curator Cheryl Wilgren Clyne has brought together a satisfying, diverse array of Midwestern artists, with a mix of performative and interactive pieces as well as photography, painting, print, and even a living sculpture.
MINNEAPOLIS — On my flight back to New York from Minneapolis, I sat in silence processing all the heavy ideas and questions asked over the weekend at Hand in Glove, a national gathering for arts organizers “working at the crossroads of creative arts administration and studio practice,” as stated in the program.
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.
MINNEAPOLIS — Unlike similarly named convocations in Venice or New York or Sao Paulo, Minnesota’s biennial art exhibitions have little to do with market vogue or value. These shows take stock of trends, maybe, but amount to little more than a (usually) thoughtful regional survey — an occasion for self-congratulation and a bit of harmless curatorial grandstanding.