MUSEUM MIXTAPE 1
Have you ever visited a museum and felt as though something was missing? Like that one piece of art needed a bass-bumpin friend? Or that an appropriate soundtrack is the only thing to do a work of art justice? Museum Mixtape fills that void that awkward silences have created when visiting a gallery. Museum Mixtape takes present pieces on display at the Walker Art Center and pairs them up with…
TEEN ART LOUNGE WITH ABRAHAM CRUZVILLEGAS FLIER
Since 1994, the Walker Art Center has been the innovative leader in teen programming, providing cultural institutions around the world with a successful model for engaging teenagers. The mission of Teen Programs is to connect teenagers to contemporary art and artists. The Walker was the first art museum in the country to devote full-time staff to working with and building teen audiences. Admission…
Designers on Site: Eike König
In addition to speaking at Insights 2013 and coming up with new gif versions of the Walker website masthead, here’s what Berlin-based designer Eike König did in the Twin Cities this week: Visited the Guthrie Theater Pointed at things with Walker web designer Eric Price Was made over using the Walking Dead iPhone app Bought […] In addition to speaking at Insights 2013 and coming up with new gif…
Minnesota Migration: Prelude to SXSW Music Festival
What better way to start writing for the venerable mnartists.org than by covering the behemoth, one-week roaming music festival that is South By Southwest (SXSW)? SXSW has made Austin, Texas a destination for the music, interactive and film world every March for the last 26 years. I’ve attended the last seven years, and for me […] What better way to start writing for the venerable mnartists.org than by…
Art News from Elsewhere
Nicholas Felton—featured in our touring exhibition Graphic Design: Now in Production—has released his 2012 “annual report.” A visual datamine of his personal life, this year’s verson was created using a custom iPhone app.
Casting Nice Fish
Connie Wanek chats with poet-turned-playwright Louis Jenkins and actor/director Mark Rylance about casting Nice Fish, which opens at the Guthrie in April.
Kyle Abraham x North Community High School
Kyle Abraham and his company, Abraham.In.Motion, visited youth at North Community High School for an experience that was part lecture, part performance, part dance class, and part discussion about high school life, inspiration, and professional dance. Students at North High got on stage and learned some choreography from the company. Students cheered as their peers broke it down on stage. After the Q&A…
Gary Hume’s Snowwoman Comes to the Garden
In anticipation of the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden’s 25th anniversary this summer, a new winter-themed work has just been installed, Gary Hume’s Front of Snowwoman (2002). On loan until this fall from the collection of Peggy and Ralph Burnet, the cast-bronze snow-being temporarily replaces Jacques Lipchitz’s Prometheus Strangling the Vulture II (1944/1953), which has been on […] In anticipation of the…