Alicia Eler | Star Tribune
Critic / reporter | Visual art

Alicia Eler is the Star Tribune's 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., Eler's writing has also been published in Glamour, the Guardian, CNN, Hyperallergic, Art21 Magazine, LA Weekly, and Aperture.


In face of $2.5 million debt, Soap Factory's Minneapolis home to be sold in sheriff's sale

Minneapolis art center hopes refinancing will allow it to regain ownership of the building.


Walker Art Center gets a big attendance boost from Sculpture Garden reopening

Its reopening helped extend streak of balanced budgets.


Rochester Art Center hits reset button

Once in danger of failing, it has new leadership and an ambitious exhibition program.


Must art gallery walls be white? Twin Cities exhibitors get colorful

"White walls equal modern art," says one museum designer. But some Twin Cities art spaces are challenging the norm.


10-ton sculpture ready to swoop into Nicollet Mall

"Nimbus," a massive halo-like steel sculpture, will be the crowning touch of the remake of Nicollet Mall.


Ancient Egypt rises from the sea in a massive show at Minneapolis Institute of Art

Buried under the sea for centuries, precious artifacts resurface at the Minneapolis Institute of Art.


5 public places to discover the work of famed Minnesota artist Siah Armajani

Take a weekend field trip to explore public work by the artist behind the Sculpture Garden walking bridge.


Walker presents first U.S. museum overview of art-world trickster from Mexico City

Mario García Torres asks: How can an action be turned into art?


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.