Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts 2014
It’s hard to believe that The Minnesota State Fair is almost upon us again. Of course that also means that the Fine Arts Exhibit had its preview night yesterday. A shower cleansed the sidewalks and despite a few gloomy patrons it did not dampen the previewers’ enthusiasm:
The usual mix of genres and quality was present, but this year seemed to have an abundance of paintings done in late 40s/early 50s styles.
Lief Peterson’s White Nude:
Patrica Bronstein’s mixed media work Mystery Entrance:
Jan Spencer De Gutierrez’s Encaustic study Series 12 Number 6:
There were even some large format film-based photographic prints, including Sue Tschida’s Joe Boxer:
The Kiwanis Malt Stand was open to refresh patrons including Nicole Houff—Barbie Doll Photographer Extraordinaire:
The walk back to the car always has various tableaux of workers preparing the stands for the twelve days of the fair:
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