Last night the Minnesota Museum of American Art, (MMAA,) hosted a reception entitled, “The Studio Sessions.”Photographer Victor Bloomfield documented artists in the 1970s as they worked. The reception last night featured photographs of these artists mounted on placards with short biographies, paired with one of the artist’s works completed in the 1970s.
Many of the artists were at the event, circulating among the crowd as Bloomfield spoke about his work. From sculpture and pottery to drawings and paintings, the art at this show represents the diversity of media and messages that these Minnesota artists created.
Chances are, even if you are familiar with the current work of some of these artists, you may not have seen the pieces shown at this reception, as they were all temporarily borrowed from private collectors who may have owned these items since their creation four decades ago.
“The Studio Sessions” will be on view until October of 2013 at the MMAA Project Space, 332 North Robert Street, at the northeast corner of 4th and Robert in Saint Paul. Parking meters and public parking lots are available nearby. See map below.
To find the artists featured in this show, go to the “List” section of this article.
For more information about the MMAA, see their website at
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