New Exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts Explores Shifting Perceptions of Reality

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN.- The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA) announced that it will present a major exhibition entitled “More Real? Art in the Age of Truthiness.” The exhibition will presents work by some of today’s most accomplished and promising international artists who are examining our shifting experience of reality. Organized by the MIA, the museum is partnering with SITE Santa Fe, which will open the exhibition in Santa Fe in July 2012, before it travels to the MIA in February 2013. Over the past century, during a period of unprecedented technological change and global social upheaval, once agreed-upon beliefs, or “truths,” have been cast into doubt — changing and shaping our understanding and experience of reality. Through diverse media and in unexpected ways, this exhibition explores the impact and role of deception, play, memory, power, simulation, and new technologies on art and everyday