Critic / reporter | Visual art

Alicia Eler is the Star Tribune's visual art reporter and critic, and author of the book “The Selfie Generation.”


St. Paul museum opens its windows to Southeast Asia's 'generation 1.5'

The Minnesota Museum of American Art finds a creative way to make this show happen.


Holiday gift ideas for the art lover in your life

A host of holiday ideas for the art lover in your life.


German artist makes painting weird again in solo debut at the Walker

Attraction meets repulsion in Michaela Eichwald's solo debut at Walker Art Center.


Artist digs into Minnesota's forgotten history of fascism

Weisman-sponsored project draws parallels between 1930s and the present era.


Bundle up! American Swedish Institute's holiday events are moving outdoors this year

Holiday market and story trail will open Saturday.


Closed by pandemic, Minneapolis art center takes its shows on the road

Closed by pandemic, Midway Contemporary Art launches an ambitious "Off-Site" series.


'Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel' exhibition coming to Mall of America

The finger of God reaches out to a reclining Adam in Rome’s Sistine Chapel, a painting by Michelangelo that people travel thousands of miles to…


More than 2,000 Minnesotans are showcased in Mpls. Institute of Art's 'Foot in the Door'

More than 2,000 Minnesotans are featured in a virtual version of the popular show curated by the Minneapolis Institute of Art.


Minneapolis Institute of Art enlists a Somali partner to display Islam's highest art form

Calligraphy show called for a unique collaboration between Mia and Somali Museum curators.


Grieving for Minneapolis, BareBones reinvents Halloween as an art event

Art installations take the place of its annual puppet show to mark this year of grieving.