Walker Art Center takes down sculpture referencing 1862 Mankato executions // Star Tribune

The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden at the Walker Art Center is slated to re-open on June 3, but a sculpture that was to be a part of it caused uproar. It will be removed. Here is the initial coverage I did at the garden on Friday, May 26th: http://www.startribune.com/walker-art-center-director-regrets-not-involving-american-indians-in-new-sculpture-acquisition/424680473/#1 Here is the scoop by my colleague Liz […]

NEW JOB: Visual Art Critic / Reporter at the Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

Hello! I’m excited to share that I recently started working as a visual art critic/reporter at the Star Tribune Minneapolis. Go here to read a selection of my latest stories: http://aliciaeler.com/star-tribune/   Tweet

Making Art in the Midwest / Hyperallergic

CHICAGO — The Midwest is no place for haters, slackers, and anyone who can’t admit that they secretly love hot dogs and regularly daydream about living on a farm, or at least somewhere in the woods. Michelle Grabner, co-curator of the 2014 Whitney Biennial, conceived and organized Midwestern Appropriation at the Hyde Park Art Center with the idea […]