The Minnesota News Council last week found that the Minnesota Daily unfairly referenced and characterized the eccentric artist in its review of the play “The Mad Woman of Chaillot."
Mari Newman, you may recall, is the southwest Minneapolis artist who ran afoul of the city after turning her lawn into a sculpture garden. In August, the city hauled off a couple shopping carts, two bicycles, a chandelier and other items after Newman ignored requests to remove them.
She says her home is a work of art, but it's drawn the ire of vandals and city inspectors
The woman who turned her house into a canvas, and other stories from the far fringes of the visual-art scene