Inkpa Mani, née Javier Lara-Ruiz, was awarded a $400,000 commission to create a stone sculpture in downtown Minneapolis. A few months later, his contract came to an abrupt end when some critics questioned his ties to the Dakota community.
Author Archives: Alicia Eler
Alicia Eler is the Star Tribune's visual art reporter and critic, and author of the book “The Selfie Generation. | Pronouns: she/they ”