Minneapolis

Jim Hodges, Walker Art Center Jim Hodges’ Give More Than You Take at the Walker is a Must See
Joel Hagen |

Before I go further, let’s get the recommendation out of the way. If you have a chance to see the Jim Hodges retrospective, “Give More Than You Take,” currently at the Walker Art Center, just …

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Vivian Maier, Minneapolis Photo Center Out of the Shadows, I See Vultures. Vivian Maier’s Photography
Joel Hagen |

I’m 12 feet down the hallway of the Vivian Maier exhibit and I’m trying not to cry and I’m trying to figure out a reason. I walked in with a cursory sense of the photographer. …

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Hito Steyerl, Walker Art Center Mix 9 Artists and What Do You Get?
Joel Hagen |

One of the goals of a well-tuned barbershop quartet is the distinct “fifth voice,” which is an acoustic phenomenon found when four rich voices sing certain chords. The harmonics align just right to create a …

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Kiki Smith, Minneapolis Institute of Arts It’s New / It’s Now, but it’s not for me
Joel Hagen |

As someone who comes at the art scene from a lit background, I admit I have my preferences when it comes to picking events and shows to see. I’m much more apt to latch onto …

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Nicola Carpenter, Bryan Carpenter, Susanne Carpenter and Sean Donovan, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden Puttering Around with Art
Joel Hagen |

Minnesota spends a lot of time each year covered with snow. LOTS of time. Eight months to be exact.  Once the snow finally leaves after the last insane-making storm in early May, the denizens of …

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Wang Youshen, Minneapolis Photo Center Death and Home at the Minneapolis Photo Center
Joel Hagen |

Turning the first corner after entering the Minneapolis Photo Center is akin to what I believe it would feel like to get slapped in the face with the face of death. But in a good …

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Seung Woo Back RW001-001 More Real exhibition at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Joel Hagen |

Truthiness, if you don’t know, is a term coined by satirical television pundit Stephen Colbert, and it refers to the ambiguous realm between fact and belief and the places that belief wins. The Minneapolis Institute …

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Art in Bloom 2013: Global Nature; floral arrangements Art you can smell, or smelly art? Art in Bloom at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Joel Hagen |

Art in Bloom events are held at galleries around the U.S. in the spring. The galleries challenge local florists  to create arrangements that are inspired by specific paintings or sculptures found within the museum. Taking …

in: Columns, Focus on the Midwest
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