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Duncan Hannah, Minneapolis kid turned international artist, dies at 69

His memoir, "Twentieth-Century Boy: Notebooks of the Seventies," paints New York through his eyes as he rubbed shoulders with David Bowie, Andy Warhol and others.


'A Picture Gallery of the Soul' photography exhibit presents the Black American experience

More than 100 artists are part of the show at the University of Minnesota's Nash Gallery.


Former UnitedHealth Group CEO Bill McGuire marries soccer and art

A 12-foot-tall bronze sculpture at Allianz Field offers fans another look into the meaning of soccer.


Bakken Museum, Highpoint Center for Printmaking poised for change with new leadership

Alissa Light and Jehra Patrick plan to build on the legacies of these institutions in their new roles.


10 must-see Twin Cities art exhibitions coming fall 2022

'Botticelli and Renaissance Florence: Masterworks from the Uffizi' Renaissance Florence comes to Minneapolis through an exhibition straight from the Uffizi Galleries in Italy. The…


Water Works artist Inkpa Mani resigned amid accusations of cultural appropriation

Inkpa Mani, née Javier Lara-Ruiz, was awarded a $400,000 commission to create a stone sculpture in downtown Minneapolis. A few months later, his contract came to an abrupt end.


10 artworks to see at the Minnesota State Fair fine art exhibition

More than 2,200 works were submitted, but only 324 made the cut.


A vegetarian journey through Turkish cuisine in meat-centric Istanbul

A return to Istanbul uncovers a new food trend: veggie versions of Turkish favorites.


Come 'sit awhile' in a parking lot with legendary playwright Lorraine Hansberry

A 2,000-pound bronze sculpture celebrating Hansberry's life, created by international artist Alison Saar, stops in Minneapolis on its U.S. tour.


What Minnesota's millionaire hairdresser Horst, of Aveda fame, left behind

Nearly 2,000 art objects from Horst Rechelbacher's personal collection will go up for auction.