Alicia Eler | Star Tribune
Reporter | Visual art

Alicia Eler covers visual art in and around the Twin Cities. Her work has appeared in many publications, including Glamour, Guardian, CNN, Hyperallergic, Artforum, Art21 Magazine, and LA Weekly. She is working on her first book, "The Selfie Generation," due out in Fall 2017 through Skyhorse Publishing.


What's next for Walker Art Center? There's a ripe opportunity for the new boss

The search for Olga Viso's successor offers the arts center a tantalizing opportunity.


Minneapolis Institute of Art's new exhibit is part theater experience

You enter through darkness. The room is pitch-black, except for a single light on a single vase. For five minutes you and a small group of other visitors will sit in the dark, as if waiting for a play to begin.


Go to the lake this weekend: Art Shanty Projects offer 21 reasons for freezin'

Spend the weekend at the lake with the creative minds behind Art Shanty Projects.


Minnesota 'paint-in' shows pastels aren't just for kids

The word "pastel" may call to mind middle-school art class, but the medium has made appearances throughout art history.


Minnesota legend Mike Lynch: A portrait of the artist as blue-collar hero

Legendary Minnesota artist Mike Lynch is celebrated in a retrospective opening Saturday.


'Luther' show helps Minneapolis Institute of Art set another attendance record

It ranked among the museum's all-time top five exhibits for attendance, bringing in 111,000 visitors.


Endowment helps Walker Art Center balance its budget despite a drop in earnings

Investments boomed while attendance sagged during a rebuilding year.


Animal tricksters rule in Julie Buffalohead's narrative artworks

Julie Buffalohead makes visual fables using animal characters from Native American stories.


Objects rule in a highly tactile show at Minneapolis Institute of Art

Mpls. Institute of Art presents solo show by Jennifer Nevitt.


Six great places for holiday art buying in Minneapolis

This holiday season, give the gift of art.