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In this March 2014 photo, a painting by Douglas Volk depicts “Father Hennepin Discovers St. Anthony Falls” in the Governor’s Reception Room at the Capitol in St. Paul. A top concern among members of a Capitol artwork panel is the depiction of Native Americans and historical events in paintings deemed insensitive. AP file photo: Jim Mone
In this March 2014 photo, a painting by Douglas Volk depicts “Father Hennepin Discovers St. Anthony Falls” in the Governor’s Reception Room at the Capitol in St. Paul. A top concern among members of a Capitol artwork panel is the depiction of Native Americans and historical events in paintings deemed insensitive. AP file photo: Jim Mone

Panel: Move controversial paintings within Capitol

Wanted: Two blank walls, each measuring 7 feet 4 inches high by 10 feet 5 inches wide. Must be located inside the Minnesota State Capitol — somewhere other than the Governor’s Reception Room. That’s if a recommendation the Art Subcommittee of the Minnesota State Capitol Preservation Commission approved Friday, Feb. 5 gets ratified by the full ...

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