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Archive of older articles by Michael Fallon


2010
"Being Gay in Major League Baseball," Utne Reader online, November 8, 2010

"Take Me Out to the Art Gallery," Utne Reader online, November 1, 2010

"Cuban Artists Grapple with Local Racism on a World Stage," Utne Reader online, October 19, 2010

"Artist Faces Darkness at Heart of Amazon Rainforest," Utne Reader online, September 14, 2010

How to Analyze the Works of Andy Warhol (Essential Critiques). Young Adult book. Essential Library/Abdo Publishing. (September 2010).

How to Analyze the Works of Georgia O’Keeffe (Essential Critiques). Young Adult book. Essential Library/Abdo Publishing. (September 2010).

"Seeing Target Field," mnartists.org. June 4, 2010
 

2009

"Falling Man," The Thousandth Word. February 11, 2009

"Your Dreams Are Your Ticket Out," The Thousandth Word. January 20, 2009

"Blame It on Holland Cotter," The Thousandth Word. January 15, 2009


2008

"Tales of Grizzled Warriors," The Thousandth Word. December 14, 2008

"November Song," The Thousandth Word. November 20, 2008

"Art from the Ashes, Part II," The Thousandth Word. November 2, 2008

"Art from the Ashes, Part I," The Thousandth Word. October 17, 2008

"Bang a Drum for the Losers," The Thousandth Word. September 27, 2008

"The Day the Music Died," mnartists.org. September 8, 2008

"'We Choose to Go to the Moon,'" The Thousandth Word. August 20, 2008

"What's with the Kids These Days?" mnartists.org. August 4, 2008

"ArtofPolitics.com," The Thousandth Word. August 1, 2008

"The New Dada," The Thousandth Word. July 10, 2008

"Dried Blood and Dandelion Wine," The Thousandth Word. July 2, 2008

"What Is the State of the Art in Minneapolis?" mnartists.org. June 23, 2008

"The Man Who Fell to Pittsburgh," The Thousandth Word. June 5, 2008

"Come Join the Vicious Circle," The Thousandth Word. May 25, 2008

"Ernest Bryant III at Franklin Art Works," Art in America. April, 2008

"Everyone's a Critic," mnartists.org. January 23, 2008
 

2007

"On Artistic Competition," mnartists.org. October 8, 2007

"How Creativity Is Killing the Culture," mnartists.org. October 1, 2007

"Mary Griep and Jantje Visscher at the MIA," mnartists.org. July 30, 2007

"Art and Sound, Bugs and Data," mnartists.org. April 30, 2007

"The Artist Walks Alone," mnartists.org. February 27, 2007
 

2006

"Adjust Your Sails, Minnesota Artists," mnartists.org. November 21, 2006

"Where Do Artists Come From?" mnartists.org. October 27, 2006

"Don't Blame Yourself," mnartists.org. July 10, 2006

"Essential Services for Aging Artists," New York Foundation for the Arts. July, 2006

"Essential Services for Aging Artists," (chief writer/editor, project leader) Heinz School of Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University, May, 2006

"American Dream? The Whitney Biennial," mnartists.org. April 26, 2006

"Is Everybody an Outsider?" mnartists.org. April 15, 2006
 

2005

"Taking Leave," mnartists.org. December 13, 2005

"Talking It Up and Taking It Down," mnartists.org. August 3, 2005

"What Is a Minnesota Artist?" mnartists.org. June 12, 2005

"A Spot on the Globe," mnartists.org. March 17, 2005 "Carolyn Swiszcz at Gallery Co," Art in America. March, 2005

"Old Eagle Eyes Is Back," mnartists.org. February 5, 2005
 

2004

"Seeing the Light," mnartists.org. December 31, 2004

"The Doomed Artist, Part 3," mnartists.org. November 12, 2004

"(Studio Visit: Paul Shambroom) How Does Democracy Look?" Art Papers. November/December, 2004

"Where Have You Gone, Pablo Picasso?" mnartists.org. September 29, 2004

"Notes from the Lunatic Fringe," mnartists.org. August 21, 2004

"The Doomed Artist, Part 2," mnartists.org. July 22, 2004

"Transfigured Dreck: Liz Miller," mnartists.org. June 19, 2004

"The Doomed Artist, Part 1," mnartists.org. June 25, 2004

"A Picture Is Worth 5,000 Years," Rake Magazine. May, 2004

"The Slow Train to the Big Show," mnartists.org. April 25, 2004

"The Whitney Looks to the Interior," mnartists.org. April 21, 2004

"Lynn Geesaman at Thomas Barry," Art in America. April, 2004

"Art Review: Phipps Center," mnartists.org. March 16, 2004

"Fall of the Legend," Orange County Weekly. February 26, 2004

"Review: In Search of the Perfectly Realized Image," mnartists.org. February 2, 2004

"The Hollywood Art Critic: Part 2," mnartists.org. January 31, 2004

"Le Rossmor est morte; Vive le Rossmor!: Part 2," mnartists.org. January 15, 2004

"Le Rossmor est morte; Vive le Rossmor!: Part 1," mnartists.org. January 15, 2004
 

2003

December 11, 2003

"Lourdes Cue at Franklin Art Works," Art in America. December, 2003

"Connaughty's Choice," City Pages. November 26, 2003

"A Space on This Wall Could Cost You $800," City Pages. November 12, 2003

"Featured Artist: Piotr Szyhalski," mnartists.org. November 10, 2003

"What Vincent Van Gogh Means to Us Today," mnartists.org. October 23, 2003

"Fear, Honor, Obey," City Pages. October 22, 2003

October 22, 2003

"Art Review: 'Token Male,'" mnartists.org. September 30, 2003

"One of the Great Ones," City Pages. September 10, 2003

"The Hollywood Art Critic, Part 1," mnartists.org. August 29, 2003

"How I Became, of All Things, an Art Critic," mnartists.org. August 2, 2003

"Me, Myself, and I," City Pages. July 23, 2003

"Melancholy and the Infinite Sadness," City Pages. July 2, 2003

"Not for Sale: The Temporary Mural," Rake Magazine. June 27, 2003

"The Outsiders," City Pages. May 14, 2003

"Too Much Skin?," mnartists.org. May 10, 2003

"...But I Know What I Like: 'Grotto' at MIA," mnartists.org. March 10, 2003

"Sexual Reproduction," City Pages. February 12, 2003

"Book of Life," City Pages. February 5, 2003

"Review: '8 x 2: Curators Pick Artists,'" mnartists.org. January 13, 2003
 

2002

"Once Upon a Time in America," City Pages. December 25, 2002

"Joe Geshick at Horst Galleries," mnartists.org. December 16, 2002

"Nature Boy," City Pages. November 13, 2002

"On Arts Writing," mnartists.org. October 25, 2002

"Baby Please Don't Go," City Pages. September 11, 2002

"Wade in the Water," City Pages. August 14, 2002

"The Real Thing," City Pages. June 19, 2002

"Jean Humke," mnartists.org. June 14, 2002

"The Bombing Starts in Five Minutes," City Pages. June 12, 2002

"Now Voyager," mnartists.org. May 15, 2002

"Live Nude Girls," City Pages. April 17, 2002

"Only Masochists Need Apply," City Pages. March 13, 2002

"Erik Farseth: A History of the Zine Movement," mnartists.org. March 5, 2002

"The Best Things in Life Aren't Free," City Pages. February 13, 2002
 

2001

"High-Fiber Diet," City Pages. November 28, 2001

"En Gaard," City Pages. October 31, 2001

"Earth, Wind, & Fire," City Pages. October 17, 2001

"Mama Don't Preach," City Pages. August 22, 2001

"Wormley's Black Period," City Pages. August 15, 2001

"The Canvasser," City Pages. July 18, 2001

"Animal Husbandry," City Pages. June 20, 2001

"Room with a View," City Pages. May 30, 2001

"The Road Warrior," City Pages. May 23, 2001

"The Sauna School," City Pages. April 25, 2001

"Cold Comfort," City Pages. March 28, 2001

"Book of Days," City Pages. March 14, 2001

"Prefablandscapelite," City Pages. February 21, 2001
 

2000

"The Beautiful Show," City Pages. November 29, 2000

"The Political Portrait," City Pages. November 8, 2000

"Artful Dodgers," City Pages. October 18, 2000

"The Outsiders," City Pages. September 20, 2000

"Off the Wall," City Pages. August 9, 2000

"Follicular Follies," City Pages. July 26, 2000

"Art of the State," City Pages. June 28, 2000

"Open Shutters," City Pages. June 7, 2000

"Control Group," City Pages. May 10, 2000

"Get Real," City Pages. April 5, 2000

"There Goes the Neighborhood," City Pages. March 22, 2000

"Success, on a Small Scale," City Pages. February 23, 2000
 

1999

"Mississippi Masala," City Pages. September 29, 1999

"The More the Merrier," City Pages. August 25, 1999

"Birth of the New," City Pages. August 11, 1999

"Public Image Limited," City Pages. July 7, 1999

"A Fine Day for Pressing Pulp," City Pages. June 16, 1999

"Seeing Red," City Pages. April 28, 1999

"Pictures from an Exhibition," City Pages. March 17, 1999

"The Big Picture," City Pages. February 24, 1999

"Paint It Black," City Pages. January 20, 1999
 

1998

"And Take Your Canvas With You!," City Pages. November 11, 1998

"Home Is Where the Art Is," City Pages. November 11, 1998

"I Am the Cosmos," City Pages. September 2, 1998




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