walkerartcenter Today in honor of #MemorialDay here is a detail of Harriet Bart's 'Enduring Afghanistan.' The work commemorates the names of American soldiers who died in Afghanistan from 2003 until the present day. Metal I.D. tags are arranged on a chain link fence in the shape of a topographical map of Afghanistan—the concentration and grouping of tags corresponds to the number and locations of soldiers' deaths. A ledger containing each name, held open by a wooden Koran stand, sits opposite the fence (not pictured). | We are #ClosedMondays 'Enduring Afghanistan' is on view in #75Gifts during regular gallery hours. 2d
  •   nazlinmni @onceupontomorrow Thank you for your comment! 2d
  •   kimlakin Yes I agree with above comment. 2d
  •   willbild @onceupontomorrow Memorial Day is to recognize those who lost their lives in service, and we can always have more national days of remembrance, but I think the effect of making this day antiwar and antimilitary is an unnecessary politicization of the sacrifices so many soldiers made who didn't *make* decisions but served their country in harms way from others' orders. It is about honoring lost American lives, not about why those lives were put at risk. That way, it is a holiday everyone can recognize with compassion. 2d
  •   onceupontomorrow I never suggested that the work at hand here should be removed or replaced. The memory of those young men and women who lost their lives following orders is worth remembering and honoring. But so is the memory of countless civilians who have also died without making any decisions. @willbild 2d
  •   cautitlan @onceupontomorrow thank you for your timely commentary. Most don't care to see how national holidays have many purposes including political ones, and that Memorial Day in some way might also seek to glorify war itself. This is as good a day as any to recall that soldiers and politicians swear to defend the Constitution, not political orthodoxy. Those soldiers highest honor was to die protecting our freedom of speech, not to squelch debate on war. 1d

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walkerartcenter Spotted on the hill on a sunny afternoon: people flying kites, someone trying to capture a picture of the sun hitting the iridescent Hodges, an airplane crossing the bright blue sky framed by the Turrell, kids rolling down from top to bottom (more like top to side). 4d

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walkerartcenter Artist-designed #minigolf in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden opened today! (As you can see, it's a place where Warhol-inspired is par for the course.) #artgolf #Minneapolis 5d

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walkerartcenter # One last effort for #TongueOutTuesday is this piece in #InternationalPop | Jerzy Ryazard "Jurry" Zielinski,'Bez Buntu (Without Rebellion)' (1970) 1w

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walkerartcenter Today is the 85th birthday of American artist #JasperJohns! To celebrate, here's a detail of 'Flags' (1965) on view in #InternationalPop.# 2w

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walkerartcenter # | Detail of Edward Ruscha 'Standard Station, Amarillo, Texas' (1963) on view in #InternationalPop | #PopArt #EdRuscha 2w

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walkerartcenter Evelyne Axell's 'Ice Cream' painting on view in International Pop (also the cover for Rock the Garden performers @ilovelucius' Wildewoman album!) fits the bill nicely for #tongueouttuesday # | #InternationalPop #PopArt #EvelyneAxell #Wildewoman 2w

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walkerartcenter # Detail of Sergio Lombardo, 'John Fitzgerald Kennedy' (1963/1963) | On view in #InternationalPop | #Popart #Minneapolis 3w

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walkerartcenter # or #? Look up! |. Edgardo Giménez, 'La Mamouschka operada (The Mamouschka After Surgery)' 1964 on view in #InternationalPop 3w

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walkerartcenter # It's a gloomy day in #Minneapolis. Wishing for the blue skies and warm sun that shone into the #JamesTurrell #SkyPesher last week! #HappyBirthday, James Turrell. #latergram 3w

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walkerartcenter # #tongueouttuesday | Detail of Antônio Henrique Amaral, "Homenagem Séc. XX/XXI (20th/21st Century Tribute)" (1967) on view in #InternationalPop 3w

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walkerartcenter Arturo Herrera's wool felt cutout piece in Art at the Center is this week's pick for #TextureTuesday | Arturo Herrera, "Untitled" (1998). 3w

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walkerartcenter Detail of Rosalyn Drexler, 'Sorry About That' (1966) on view now in #InternationalPop | "In 'Sorry About That,' Drexler's figures float in blank space, isolated in their moment like a film frame."| #RosalynDrexler #art #pop #Popart #Minneapolis 4w

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walkerartcenter A closeup of Roger Hiorns crystallized sculpture for today's #texturetuesday offering. Roger Hiorns, 'Untitled' (2012). 4w

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walkerartcenter Detail of Marisol, 'Dinner Date' (1963) in #InternationalPop 1mon

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walkerartcenter Etsy wants to know, “What if you could pitch your line to your dream retailer?” The Walker Shop (and our fantastic retail director, Michele Tobin) is teaming up with @Etsy, @nordstrom, Clementine (@emilyblistein), @louandgrey, @thelandofnod & @refinery29 to find fresh talent. Apply by sharing a pic of your product or you hard at work, mention which retailer you’re most exited to work with, and tag @EtsyWholesale and #EtsyOpenCall | More info → etsy.me/opencall 1mon

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walkerartcenter Happy #EarthDay! What do you do in your daily life to help the earth? | Martial Raysse's early work relied on mass-produced plastic commodities that had newly arrived in European department stores. In 'Tree,' Martial Rayesse depicts a traditional symbol of nature and life using plastic bottles and a metal stand. | Detail of Martial Raysse, 'Arbre (Tree)' 1959-1960 on view in #InternationalPop #reducereuserecycle #popart 1mon

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walkerartcenter For #texturetuesday, a closeup of Joe Tilson's 'LOOK!' in #InternationalPop 1mon
  •   oboeandy I'm seriously digging your closeups!! 1mon

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walkerartcenter Detail of Manfred Kuttner's painting 'Gerwinde (Thread)' from 1962. On view now in #InternationalPop #Popart #art #painting #Minneapolis 1mon

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walkerartcenter Our offering for #textureTuesday: this detail of Mario Schifano's 1964 painting 'Ai pittori di insegne (To Sign Painters)" in #InternationalPop 1mon

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