Tag Archives: Elizabeth Armstrong


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Telling Stories in Three Dimensions: Installation Art Today

Once upon a time, storytelling was the most ambitious mission of painting. Panel by panel, Renaissance artists told the lives of Christ and the saints on the walls of churches. Michelangelo presented the sweeping drama of the Old and New … Read More


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Palm Springs Art Museum Taps Elizabeth Armstrong to Be Director

Elizabeth Armstrong, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts’ contemporary art curator since 2008, has been hired by the Palm Spring Art Museum to be its new director. She will take the place of Steven Nash, who announced in April that he would retire … Read More


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Title Fights: How Museums Name Their Shows

Generating a title for a museum show involves curators, directors, publicists, and more. It can be grueling, it can be fun, and it sometimes takes years to find the right one Read More


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Show and Tell: The Dos and Don’ts of Studio Visits

Art-world insiders dispense advice on what you should say, how the artist ought to display the work, and which refreshments to serve, if any Read More


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The Curator Vanishes: Period Room as Crime Scene

A disappearance, a discovery, and a mystery at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, via Mark Dion Read More


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Use Your Illusion

Contemporary sculptors are tricking the eye and the mind with uncannily realistic objects Read More