Mary Abbe

Reporter | Visual Arts/Architecture
Phone: 612-673-4431
Mary Abbe has been writing art chat for the Star Tribune through the reigns of three Walker Art Center directors, five heads of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and too many gallery scenes to count. She still finds interviewing artists, collectors, curators and crew more fun than fireworks.

Recent content from Mary Abbe

Feeling funky

Minnesota artists show their off-kilter sensibilities in show at the U.

Updated: December 12, 2012, - 10:22 PM

Bye-bye, birdies

Doug Argue's popular "chicken painting" is leaving the Weisman Art Museum for Armenia.

Updated: December 08, 2012, - 05:15 PM

Art spotlight: Art formally known as prints

The 22nd Cooperative Exhibition

Updated: December 06, 2012, - 02:20 PM

A museum is reborn

Minnesota Museum of American Art reopens after four years in temporary quarters in downtown St. Paul.

Updated: December 06, 2012, - 02:17 PM

A museum reborn

Minnesota Museum of American Art reopens in temporary quarters.

Updated: December 06, 2012, - 09:35 AM

Gift ideas: 12 books for looking

Art and artists, architecture and interiors, fashion and rare birds are delicious diversions for the holidays. Here are a dozen coffee-table delights.

Updated: December 02, 2012, - 11:45 PM

Faith so strong, it was cast in metal

Icons cherished by Russia's oft-persecuted Old Believers are the focus of an eye-catching show.

Updated: December 01, 2012, - 03:30 PM

Art spotlight: Minnesota Museum of American Art reopens

Three-year hiatus ends with new space in Pioneer Building.

Updated: November 29, 2012, - 02:12 PM

Making history go 'Wow'

An ambitious Minnesota History Center exhibit hopes to engage kids with the past.

Updated: November 22, 2012, - 10:41 AM

Art spotlight: A Scandinavian Christmas, with elves

The Swedish Institute's annual festivities.

Updated: November 21, 2012, - 02:37 PM

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