With his “Spoonbridge and Cherry,” New York-based artist Claes Oldenburg gave Minneapolis a photogenic icon with astonishing staying power. But there's more to the artist than that work.
Updated: September 19, 2013, - 03:10 PM
The museum unveiled seven new pictures by marquee names — including a $4.5 million painting by J.M.W. Turner and a rare Gauguin — plus a $1.1 million gallery in which to show them.
Updated: September 17, 2013, - 11:44 AM
Now most famous for “Spoonbridge and Cherry,” Claes Oldenburg will be celebrated with a show featuring other sculptures, notebooks, snapshots, home movies and slide projections that reveal the inner workings of one of the 20th century’s great creative minds. Plus more fall art.
Updated: September 13, 2013, - 03:15 PM
REVIEW: Aside from a few promising pieces, the exhibit part of the biennial is largely a shabby collection of apparently unfinished, unfocused and occasionally sullen detritus.
Updated: September 12, 2013, - 03:08 PM
An unusual bequest has brought an artist, his ex-wife and her longtime love together in a big new painting at Minneapolis’ Central Library.
Updated: September 05, 2013, - 03:17 PM
Science and art mingle in shows by two Minnesota artists at the Minneapolis Institute of Art .
Updated: August 29, 2013, - 05:39 PM
Wayzata philanthropists Alfred and Ingrid Lenz Harrison recently gave the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum 22 bronze and stone sculptures by 14 significant 20th-century artists. The arboretum is celebrating throughout opening weekend.
Updated: August 23, 2013, - 12:54 PM
This year’s fine arts competition is a highly polished sampling of Minnesota’s prolific and eclectic artistry.
Updated: August 22, 2013, - 07:25 PM
State Fair fine art prizesWinners get cash awards ranging from $500 for first place to $100 for fourth.Oil, Acrylic and...
Updated: August 22, 2013, - 02:50 PM