Art at the Center
Art at the Center looks at 75 years of collecting at the Walker – a history distinguished not only by bold and often risk-taking choices but also acquisitions that have consistently breached the boundaries of media or disciplines.
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The Rise & Demise of Otto Piene’s 'Black Stacks Helium Sculpture,' 1976
On Halloween of 1976, a vandal with a gun took down Piene's Walker-commissioned artwork Black Stacks Helium Sculpture, which consisted of four 300-foot-long, undulating inflatable tubes ascending from smokestacks on the Minneapolis riverfront.
Jack Whitten on Mapping the Soul
As an abstract painter, I work with things that I cannot see, says Jack Whitten. "Google has mapped the whole earth. We have maps of Mars. We don't have a map of the soul, and that intrigues me."
A New Sculpture Garden
The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden will reopen after renovations in June 2017, along with a newly expanded Walker Art Center campus. Join us to see over eighteen new artworks, the reimagined 19-acre campus and a landmark that will be enjoyed for genera
Zigzagging Between Public and Private: Tom Burr on Philip Johnson, Sexuality and Architecture
Tom Burr's sculpture ‘Zog (a series of setbacks),’ on view in the exhibition Question the Wall Itself, takes its name and inspiration from a feature of Minneapolis's Philip Johnson-designed IDS Center: the building's zigzagging glass profile.
This Walker-organised exhibition, assembled with the assistance of the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive, examines the intersections of art, architecture and design with the counterculture of the 1960s and early 1970s.
International Pop: Pervasive Pop
Part two of the three-part International Pop documentary looks at the global pervasiveness of Pop tendencies in art of the 1960s.