Design & Architecture
Jan 24, 2006
New Prefab: Fabulous or Fable?
Stephanie Xenos looks at "Some Assembly Required," a show of new prefab designs at the Walker Art Center. She notes that architecture for the (middle-class) masses has taken a sharp turn toward modernism.
Nov 6, 2005
Julie Snow Architects: High Modern Mediation
Julie Snow is working on a surprising and innovative addition / transformation of the Soap Factory's venerable and mossy environs. Here's Camille LeFevre's review of the book recently published by Princeton Architectural Press on her work.
Oct 25, 2005
Reexamining the Rules: Tom Rose
Mason Riddle here writes a thoughtful essay on Tom Rose's work, exemplified by his recent show at Flanders Gallery, "Rules of the Game."
Oct 4, 2005
The Plan: Minneapolis' Brave New World of Art
Christopher Atkins attended the meeting that introduced the Minneapolis Plan for Arts and Culture. He found it to be an ambitious document that tries to move arts in the city closer to the center, but that could be more specific on how this is to be done.
Feb 11, 2005
The Free Republic of Duluth: At Last, Real Candidates
When mnartists.org asked writers to look for artist-led initiatives to make the world a better place, Jean Sramek found one right in her lap--that very week the elections for the Free Republic of Duluth were held. Here's an account.