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Check Out The Official Art For The 2013 State Fair

The new official commemorative art for this year’s State Fair was unveiled on Wednesday. Minneapolis artist Marie Olofsdotter unveiled her creation on Wednesday on the state fairgrounds.

06/05/2013

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Former Talking Heads Singer Turns Building Into A Music Maker

Have you ever played a building? Aria has been transformed into a music maker by artist and musician David Byrne.

11/13/2012

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America’s Last Mosaic Icon Artist Makes Work For Mpls Church

He’s the last artist of his kind in the country, and his work will grace the walls of a Twin Cities church.

09/05/2012

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Large Mural Finds New Home Near Lake Calhoun

Minneapolis painter Leon Hushcha is meticulously restoring a large mural near Lake Calhoun. Until recently, it sat in storage without a future.

04/24/2012

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Woman Who Colorized Famous Photo Dies At 95

The artist who hand-colored a photo that’s hung in homes and churches across the country has died at age 95.

02/27/2012

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Artist Loses Her Sight But Not Her Creative Vision

While most would take vision loss as a reason not to explore life as an artist, there is one woman who proves you don’t have to have vision to be a visionary.

11/01/2011

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River Art Crawl To Showcase Downtown Granite Falls

A new event showcasing downtown Granite Falls will kick off the eighth annual Meander Upper Minnesota River Arts Crawl.

08/30/2011

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Finding Minnesota: Big Stone Mini Golf

Most owners of valuable art collections might be nervous about having children play around them — not to mention children with golf clubs.

08/28/2011

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Art Adorns St. Paul Bar After Vandalism

Businesses along University Avenue in St. Paul have had a difficult summer with vandals spray painting graffiti all over.

08/25/2011

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Local Artist Profile: Beth Dow

One of four artists recently selected to receive the 2011 McKnight Artist Fellowships for Photographers, Minneapolis-based photographer Beth Dow uses historical references and traditional processes to address contemporary issues of land use and our experience of time.

06/27/2011

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Do You Think This 4 Year Old Really Did Her Own Painting?

Some are skeptical about whether or not this 4 year old is a prodigy, or did she have help?

06/06/2011

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Finding Minnesota: Art 4 Shelter, Not Your Typical Art Sale

Art collectors take pride in the paintings and sketches they’ve gathered. Starting Thursday in Minneapolis, everyone has a chance to buy some original works of art, at prices that are truly a steal. But there’s a catch.

05/02/2011

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St. Paul Glass Artist Plays With Gravity And Fire

Fred Kaemmer likes it hot.

04/15/2011

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Chinese Artist Paints Himself Invisible

Need to disappear in a grocery store? This artist found a way to do it. Check out this crazy picture.

02/03/2011

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Bulgarian-Born Artist To Paint Pawlenty Portrait

Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s has picked an artist to paint the official portrait that will hang in the halls of the Minnesota Capitol.

12/21/2010