"What would Prince think of what I’m doing/thinking/feeling right now?" For TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe, the question is a good barometer for a life well lived. In Minneapolis to premiere his music/animation examination of grief, mortality, and the afterlife, A Warm Weather Ghost, he discusses his music and art practices, as well as his efforts to evade the "cosmic side-eye" from the late, great Prince.
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Technologies from driverless cars to AI, Amazon to Airbnb, are designed to replace direct human interaction, writes David Byrne, who fears that we lose the ability to cooperate when out of touch wiht "capricious, erratic, emotional, irrational and biased" humans.
To spark discussion, the Walker invites Twin Cities artists and critics to write reviews of our performances. The ongoing Re:View series shares a diverse array of independent voices and opinions; it doesn’t reflect the views or opinions of the Walker or its curators. Today, Sam Segal shares his perspective on last Friday’s performance of Steve Coleman’s […] To spark discussion, the Walker invites Twin…
“It's a meditation on what happens to your spirit or your soul as it leaves your body, the trip it takes." TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe on A Warm Weather Ghost, a Walker-commissioned performance/animation work that features Money Mark, Mia Doi Todd, and others.
A soon-to-open exhibition at MoMA looks as Robert Rauschenberg as "an essential connector not only among artists but also between the art world as a whole and the neighboring worlds of avant-garde dance and performance."
Mark Bradford says that art is “not just what happens in the hermetically sealed studio, and it’s not what happens in the communities—it’s something in between.” Combining abstraction and social issues, his Venice installation is case in point.
To spark discussion, the Walker invites Twin Cities artists and critics to write overnight reviews of our performances. The ongoing Re:View series shares a diverse array of independent voices and opinions; it doesn’t reflect the views or opinions of the Walker or its curators. Today, choreographer and dance artist Theresa Madaus shares her perspective on the world premiere […] To spark discussion, the…
Ai Weiwei: "Especially in times of historic change, aesthetic values will always have an advantage. A society that persecutes people who persist in cleaving to individual values is an uncivilized society that has no future."
Eighteen new artworks—by Sam Durant, Katharina Fritsch, Theaster Gates, Mark Manders, Monika Sosnowska, and others. Five additional acres of green space. 300 new trees. Environmental upgrades to make an iconic park more sustainable for decades to come. On June 3, the reconstructed Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and expanded Walker Art Center campus reopen as a renewed, 19-acre hub for culture and community.