“There’s a Rorschach-like experience to this show.” Those were the first words out of Ted King’s mouth. The Twin Cities poet was part of a panel discussion about Dulce Maria and Other Stories, the new exhibit from Minneapolis photographer Xavier Tavera. Tavera’s images aren’t abstract. And they’re certainly not inkblot-esque. But they’re definitely ripe for personal Read more →
Self-taught photographer Mohamud Mumin had his first solo show in 2012, when the Whittier Gallery in Minneapolis, showcased his photographs for three days. His work has now found a much bigger stage. Mumin’s 2012 documentary project “The Youth/Dhallinyarada” is on display at the Weisman Art Museum through Feb. 9, 2014. It consists of 13 black-and-white portraits of young Somali Read more →
“I wanted to bear witness.” For over 40 years, photographer Dick Bancroft has being doing just that, serving as the key documentarian of the American Indian Movement (AIM). AIM was founded in Minneapolis in 1968. Inspired by the Civil Rights Movement, American Indians banded together to protest their treatment by modern society and the abuse Read more →
The phrase “five by five” comes from an old radio communications term that means “loud and clear.” So it’s a fitting title for the latest exhibition at Obsidian Arts in Minneapolis. The show “Five by Five” features bold work by five photographers of African descent. They were asked to capture the essence of their individual Read more →
The Hmong American artist explores the idea of desire in her latest exhibit.
Photographer Cindy Sherman’s work is self-portraiture, minus the self.