Tag Archives: Minneapolis Institute of Arts

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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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Fakers, Fakes, & Fake Fakers

Well-known forgers reveal the creative methods they use to copy the masters
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José Guadalupe Posada, Calaveras zalameras de las coquetas meseras / Ingratiating  Skeletons of Flirtatious Waitresses, n.d, type-metal engraving. COURTESY OF DAN PAPPALARDO AND SUSAN BELLIN.
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Zombies Take Over the Museums!

Where to find Halloween-themed museum tours, dress-up ideas, and costume parties 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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Pedal Pushers: How Art Museums Are Promoting Bike Culture

In exhibitions and programs across the country, museums are devising new ways to showcase the exquisite mix of engineering, craftsmanship and style that moves us forward on two finely calibrated wheels Read More

Mark Dion, Curator's Office, 2013, Site-specific installation PHOTO COURTESY THE MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ARTS.
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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

Tim Hetherington, Kelso, Korengal Valley, Kunar Province, Afghanistan, 2008, digital c-print. © TIM HETHERINGTON, COURTESY YOSSI MILO GALLERY, NEW YORK.
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The Military Is Present

Using outreach, performance, video, photography, and therapy, artists and museums are devising new ways to connect with veterans—and to bring their stories to a wider audience Read More

Harold Edgerton’s stroboscopic photograph Football Kick, 1938.
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Sports, Illustrated

An exhibition at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts explores the transformation of sports from leisure activity to mass spectacle Read More

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Art Museum Directors, Unite

The stodgy AAMD votes to reinvent itself with new initiatives on membership, deaccessioning, and other hot-button issues. Read More