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Verso : unveiling the backstory. Vol. 1, no. 3, spring 2013

Author: Mark DionAllen BrewerDessa, (Vocalist)Kris ThayerKaywin FeldmanAll authors
Publisher: Minneapolis : Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Audio book, etc. : Artwork reproduction : Biography   Visual material   Sound Recording : English

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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
In art
Named Person: Mark Dion; Mark Dion; Allen Brewer; William Gray Purcell; George Grant Elmslie; Adriaen Hanneman; Daniel Greenberg; Susan Steinhauser; Gabriel Metsu; Dessa, (Vocalist); Chank Diesel
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Artwork reproduction, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Dion; Allen Brewer; Dessa, (Vocalist); Kris Thayer; Kaywin Feldman; J -L Grootaers; Jennifer Komar Olivarez; Erika Holmquist-Wall; Eike D Schmidt; Minneapolis Institute of Arts.; MIA Art Team.
OCLC Number: 845368057
Notes: Title from title screen (viewed May 24, 2013)
Form of subtitle varies among iterations: Unveiling the back story.
Form and presence of numbering and chronology varies among iterations on first screen, final screen, and in HTML header (viewed July 25, 2014).
"Version: 1.2"--iTunes App Store preview Web page.
Issued as an iPad application; available from the Apple iTunes Store.
Letter S in Verso is displayed backwards on cover screen.
Also referred to as Verso 3 on publisher's Website.
Interactive content, rotating images, details, videos, interviews, games, and links to collections and activities at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA).
"Verso: Unveiling the Backstory is a digital publication for the iPad that gives you a behind-the-scenes look at art and the pursuit of artistic passions."--iTunes App Store preview Web page.
Includes curators' biographical information and portraits.
Includes: From the Director / Kaywin Feldman.
Description: 1 online resource (1 program file)
Details: Compatibility with iPad; requires iOS 5.0 or later.
Contents: Table of contents titles: Mad men at the MIA : how might a phantom curator's office look, smell, sound? : who was Barton Kestle? ["More Real? Art in the Age of Truthiness" exhibition, March 21-June 9, 2013] --
Pop vox 'Verbatim' : Minnesota artist Allen Brewer takes words literally [exhibition, April 19-June 30, 2013] --
30 years of Art in Bloom : an annual rite of spring, with floral interpretations abloom [exhibition, April 25-28, 2013] --
Zoomorphic altarpiece : a recent African acquisition conceals many intrigues / [Jan-Lodewijk Grootaers ; radiologist consultant, Dr. Marc Ghysels] --
A progressive house & 'the progressive pencil' : to celebrate the home's centenary, an exhibition of rarely shown architectural drawings shows beauty in the details / [Jennifer Komar Olivarez ; "The Progressive Pencil : George Elmslie' Prairie School Designs" exhibition, May 26-August 26, 2013] --
Dirty pictures : adopted paintings get much-needed makeovers / [Erika Holmquist-Wall] --
A gift of glass enters the collection : modernist group puts MIA glass on the map / [Eike Schmidt] --
ID, please : a familiar face in paintings by Gabriël Metsu yields an ID / [Erika Holmquist-Wall] --
Dessa Rocks the MIA : local Doomtree rapper sings to support youth arts / [MIA Art Team] --
Chank Diesel's MIA font : MIA visitors turned dough into type --
Blast from the past : cat glasses and handbags galore. Some article caption titles differ from table of contents titles: Mad men at the MIA [Mark Dion's "Curator's Office"] --
Describe It--Verbatim : Twin Cities artist makes art literally --
Can you match the floral display to its art object? --
Inner being : CT scan reveals a sacred surprise --
a century of progress : the MIA' Prairie House on the lake turns 100 --
Dirty pictures : Adopt-a-Painting Program wins fans, funds --
A gift of glass : the ... Greenberg/Steinhauser glass collection --
ID, please : a tale of three cities and one private collection --
Speaking truth to youth : Dessa dishes --
Making faces : a museum font rolled in dough [Chank Diesel] : ... Third Thursday workshop --
Crowd-sourcing, c. 1955.
Other Titles: Mad men at the MIA.
Pop vox 'Verbatim'.
30 years of Art in Bloom.
Progressive pencil.
Chank Diesel's MIA font.
Verso: art & museum life.
Verso 3.
Unveiling the back story
Verso magazine
Responsibility: Kris Thayer, Project Lead.


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