December 14, 2020

Did You Eat? – “Pudi” by Mary Ann Thomas and Blue Delliquanti

Cover image for zine, titled "Did You Eat?". Pictured: black and white line drawing of an upraised knife with sliced vegetables

Download accessible text (PDF)   ABOUT THE ARTISTS Mary Ann Thomas (she/her) is the brown queer daughter of Indian immigrants and co-author of Asking for Elephants. postcardsfrommat.com / Instagram @postcardsfrommat  Blue Delliquanti (they/them) — Blue is the creator of the webcomic O Human Star. bluedelliquanti.com ©YOLOW zines 2020, excerpted and reproduced with permission READ MORE FROM DID YOU EAT? >>

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December 14, 2020

Did You Eat? – Introduction by L. Kling

Cover image for zine, titled "Did You Eat?". Pictured: black and white line drawing of an upraised knife with sliced vegetables

  Download accessible text (PDF) About the Artist L. Kling (they/them) making zines and fermenting food with care and magic on occupied Dakota and Anishinaabe land. Instagram @YOLOWzines @picklewitch ©YOLOW zines 2020, excerpted and reproduced with permission Read more from Did You Eat? >>

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November 25, 2020

New to the Collection: Cara Romero’s TV Indians

  At an accessions meeting at Weisman Art Museum (WAM) in December 2019, committee members voted to bring Cara Romero’s TV Indians into the permanent collection. With funds gifted by Russell Cowles, WAM purchased Romero’s striking photograph from the Bockley Gallery (Minneapolis, MN), where the work was on view for her solo exhibition, Jackrabbit &…

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November 24, 2020

Essay: Vesna Kittelson’s Young Americans

Four portraits of Kittelson's students, from her "Young Americans" series

  Upon entering Vesna Kittelson’s North Loop Minneapolis studio, you notice that her space is populated with the faces of Young Americans. The painted portraits, slightly larger than life, are unfettered by frames and hung directly on the wall, most of them at eye level or just above. You can’t help but meet their gazes;…

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November 20, 2020

COVID Updates and Announcements

WAM will Reopen on Thursday, February 11, 2021 Weisman Art Museum (WAM) plans to reopen its galleries to the general public on Thursday, February 11, 2021. On November 21, WAM announced a temporary closure, in accordance with Governor Walz’s Executive Order 20-99 and aligned guidance from University of Minnesota leadership and public health officials. Now,…

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October 22, 2020

Election Day programs at the Weisman Art Museum

Love Vote Rise

Upcoming Artist-Led Programs Tackle Questions of Truth, Culture, and Power this Election Season “Truth” might just be the single most contentious word in the U.S.A. over the last four years. Fake news, alternative facts, news echo chambers, the stuff of niche conspiracy theories and dark internet corners—all of it sprang into public consciousness and changed…

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August 25, 2020

How Does Your Garden Grow? – “Resilience” by Heather C. Lou & “Hanged One” by Arnée Martin

About the Artist heather c. lou (she/her/hers) is an angry gemini earth dragon, multiracial, asian, queer, cisgender, disabled, depressed, and anxious womxn of color artist based in st. paul, minnesota.  Instagram @hclou   About the Artist Arnée Martin (she/they) is an artist/arts educator originally from Charleston, SC/Edisto Natchez/Kusso land. Instagram @argh_margh ©YOLOW zines 2020, excerpted…

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