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.


Portraits of a planet in peril take center stage at a Minneapolis gallery

Photo show documents our impact on the Earth and "the loss of nature."


Winona's Marine Museum sails east with 'This Is New York' exhibit

Winona museum has gathered a surprising treasure trove of New York-centric art.


Sculpture park founder fired for 'inappropriate conduct' toward young woman

The board of Franconia Sculpture Park, near Taylors Falls, made the unusual disclosure in response to demands for the return of former CEO John Hock.


Minnesota gets an African-American museum, thanks to two visionary women

For decades, Minnesota lacked a museum dedicated to its African-American heritage. Two women finally changed that.


Three giants from Egypt make their way to Minneapolis Institute of Art

"Egypt's Sunken Cities" features multi-ton colossi, gold coins and other treasures recovered from the Mediterranean Sea.


Walker Art Center surveys 60-year career of artist behind iconic Minneapolis pedestrian bridge

From the architectural to the political, Walker Art Center surveys the unique space occupied by Minneapolis artist Siah Armajani.


Twin Cities' 10 biggest art events of fall

‘Chinese-ness’ The latest project by Minneapolis photographer Wing Young Huie, who just won the 2018 McKnight Distinguished Artist Award, is part memoir and part…


Minneapolis' two biggest art museums struggle to increase diversity

Both the Walker and Mpls. Institute of Art have lost curators of color in recent months.


10 must-see works at Minnesota State Fair's Fine Arts Building

If food and animals leave you wanting for more, try these pieces at the Minnesota State Fair.


A treasure trove of Chicago art finds a new home at Minneapolis Institute of Art

Colorful, populist and often surreal, the art of the Chicago Imagists finds a new Minneapolis home.