Mason Riddle writes about the visual arts, architecture and design, and has contributed to a range of publications including Artforum, Arts Magazine, HyperAllergic and other publications. She is the former director of the Goldstein Museum of Design and the Minnesota Percent for Art in Public Places program. She holds an MA in Art History from the University of Minnesota.

The Dread North of Aaron Spangler

Aaron Spangler, The Wall (2014), woodcut, image 53 3/4 x 30 inches, sheet 58 1/4 x 34 inches. Edition of 6.

With his recent suite of ten woodblock prints, Luddite, Aaron Spangler has conjured a tangled and immersive world that unwittingly channels the densely symbolic tales of Hieronymus Bosch within a 21st-century stylistic idiom. Read More