Alicia Eler | Star Tribune
Critic / reporter | Visual art

Alicia Eler is the visual art critic/arts reporter. She is the author of the book "The Selfie Generation" (Skyhorse Publishing), which has been reviewed in the New York Times, WIRED Magazine and the Chicago Tribune. A native of Chicago by way of L.A., Alicia's writing has also been published in Glamour, the Guardian, CNN, Hyperallergic, Art21 Magazine, LA Weekly, and Aperture.


Forgotten taxidermy at Bell Museum becomes pointed art show about climate change

Using specimens from Bell Museum, Jeff Millikan speaks to the climate-change debate.


Quirky Franconia Sculpture Park offers day trip, artist haven and free scavenger hunt

Franconia Sculpture Park is the place to encounter intrepid artists. Just don't call it a garden.


11 hairy, buggy, spacey things to do at the brand-new Bell Museum

A far-out planetarium and a very woolly mammoth are just two of the museum's new attractions.


These sensory-friendly Twin Cities art events serve kids on the autism spectrum

With a first-ever Walker program and Minnesota Orchestra concert, Twin Cities cultural institutions are making themselves more sensory-friendly.


New local auction house is changing the way Minnesotans buy and sell art

The state's first auction house devoted to fine art may help keep treasures from leaving.


For younger Twin Cities collectors, art is a matter of love over money

A new generation of art lovers explains the allure — and how you might get started.


No more all-nighters for Northern Spark: This weekend's Minneapolis arts fest splits into two

The former dusk-to-dawn arts festival has been split into two (earlier) nights.


Weisman Art Museum director Lyndel King steps down after 40 years

Lyndel King led building of the Frank Gehry-designed museum and the growth of U of M art program.


Juxtaposition Arts has shifted the landscape for young artists in north Minneapolis

JXTA, as it's called, has helped 3,000 children and young adults through its training programs.


Juxtaposition Arts launches $14M campaign for new home in north Mpls.

The funds will be used for a new building at W. Broadway and Emerson Avenue N., where two decrepit structures had to be demolished this spring.