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The Visitors: The People of Avant Garden

Roger Cummings, artist and cofounder of Juxtaposition Arts The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden was transformed the evening of September 21 for a spectacular gala. A colossal tent, with a stunning view of Spoonbridge and Cherry, welcomed dignitaries, artists, and art fans, from Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak to artists Claes Oldenburg and Kris Martin to members of […]

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Roger Cummings, artist and cofounder of Juxtaposition Arts

The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden was transformed the evening of September 21 for a spectacular gala. A colossal tent, with a stunning view of Spoonbridge and Cherry, welcomed dignitaries, artists, and art fans, from Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak to artists Claes Oldenburg and Kris Martin to members of the Walker’s staff and board. Here’s a look at the faces and fashions of Avant Garden 2013.

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Jim and Donna Pohlad, Elizabeth Redleaf, and artist Kris Martin

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Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and wife Megan

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Muffy MacMillan, with Donna Pohlad (left) and Lisa Denzer (rear, left)

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Lauren Shadford, INCCA-NA’s executive director and a Phillips auctioneer

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Artist Anne Labovitz and Crystal Taylor

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Brendan Bujold and Spencer Cronk, Commissioner of the Department of Administration

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Rob Curran, Andrew Webb, Brian Woolsey

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Avant Garden Committee member Carol Bemis and Walker visual art curator Siri Engberg

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Laurie and Caspar Borggreve

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Kit Dahl; Deb Hopp, vice president of MSP Communications; Laura Taft, and John Taft, CEO at RBC Wealth Management

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Dawn Hillins and Vicki Graves

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Donna Pohlad and Muffy MacMillan

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Designer and Avant Garden Committee member Emma Berg and Kristoffer Knutson

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WCCO-TV’s Frank Vascellaro and Marne Brooks

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Stylist Jahna Peloquin in an Emma Berg dress and necklace by Stephanie Lake

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Jim Fehrenbach, Piper Jaffray’s managing director, and David Sunberg

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Joe Gibbons, a senior financial advisor at Merrill Lynch, with Fredrikson & Byron attorney John Stout

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Peter and Annie Remes with Elizabeth Redleaf

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Art Advisor Kati Lovaas

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Avant Garden Gold Key Co-Chairs Wim Stocks and Amy Kern

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Blu Dot VP Medora Danz with wife Farrell

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Robert Elder and Katie Jones

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Sandy Simmons, Kevin Kunz, David Craigg, and Erin Herney

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Stephanie Prem, director of Abbot Downing

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Bungalow 6 Design owner Todd Pinzuti and FOX-9 reporter Todd Walker

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Irv and Marge Weiser