Art = Food Exhibitions
Amber Parson’s Habitat for a Conversation is the latest installment of Art = Food, a series of site-specific installations in the café of Plains Art Museum. Parsons is of German-Russian heritage and believes eating is a firm pillar in her culture. In her installation Habitat for a Conversation, Parsons emphasizes how the dining table serves […]
From any angle, Elizabeth Simonson’s beaded chandelier rhapsody is spectacular. On loan from the artist courtesy the Bockley Gallery in Minneapolis, Burst is now on display in Café Muse. Aglow with glistening colors, the installation provides a distinctly ceremonial aspect to enhance the dining and social experience. Stand beneath it and gaze up to gain […]
Recently food has been become more and more politicized. The production, importation, manufacturing, even how much we consume, have all become hot button issues, and there has been an emerging “grow it yourself” mentality. In Fargo, we see tomato plants being gifted to residents by an unknown source. This new relationship allows consumers to be […]
Lori Larusso’s installation Pizza is a Vegetable is the newest in our ongoing Art = Food installation series comprised of site-specific works created for Cafe Muse.
For a unique lunch experience, nothing can quite compare to the sensation of sitting in Cafe Muse surrounded by installation artist Liz Miller’s new work, Nefarious Hybrid. Miller’s repetitive shapes, cut from felt and hung around the Cafe, aren’t just colorful and eye catching. They’re also strongly influenced by their setting and its product: food.
Minnesota State University Moorhead sculpture professor Chris Walla has created the second installation for Art = Food, an ongoing, site-specific art project in Café Muse. Walla often works with sculptural representations of language, making words into three-dimensional objects. With his piece for Art = Food titled Wait and See, Walla employs ball chain—the kind of […]