Monthly Archives: October 2015

10/29/15 – He’s so Orenginal

Artist: Oren Goldenberg Location: The Clique Breakfast: OG – Coffee (milk, not 1/2 & 1/2), vegetarian omelet, grits, side of pancakes (did not have to look at menu) SRS – Coffee (black), traditional hash, eggs over medium, side of pancakes (some of Oren’s grits–probably about 10%) This BWTA was a fortuitous and spontaneous reschedule of an […]

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“30 Americans” – more important here than anywhere @ Knight Arts blog

“30 Americans” opened its three-month, special exhibition run at the Detroit Institute of Arts last week with fanfare and a diverse set of attendees to its community celebration night. Some among the crowd were gathered to get the first glimpse of the show, which originated in 2008 as a survey of 30 African American artists […]

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Interview w/ the unsinkable Nancy Mitchnick @ Detroit Art Review

Nancy Mitchnick is a Detroit legacy that spans generations. After witnessing and creating work within the Cass Corridor scene, she moved on to find success in New York City, before eventually falling into a series of teaching positions, including working at CalArts in Valencia, California—“the conceptual art school when painting was supposed to be dead”—and […]

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Carrie Dickason’s “Shifting Focus” @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — It is always interesting to watch an art process that began instinctively and organically take on new strategic and conceptual dimensions. For decades, Detroit’s now-famous Heidelberg Project was a solo effort on the part of Tyree Guyton, reclaiming the street he grew up on by creating installations with the discarded materials that had […]

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Micro-interview with Maia Asshaq of DittoDitto @ Knight Arts Blog

From Oct. 17-18, independent bookseller and Knight Arts Challenge winner DittoDitto hosted the third annual Detroit Art Book Fair. The event was held at Trinosophes, a fellow Knight Arts Challenge winner, where dialogue was certainly flowing as art enthusiasts and bibliophiles gathered in droves for creative and fiscal exchanges with a range of booksellers. Many […]

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10/23/15 – Noontime with Noonan

Artist: Jeremy Noonan Location: Chartreuse Kitchen & Cocktails Breakfast: JN – “Black” lemonade, smoked salmon sandwich with kettle chips SRS – “Black” lemonade, fried egg sandwich with fingerling potatoes First off, shout out to Chartreuse. It came highly recommended, and it did not disappoint. Here’s hoping it can hold its own in a notoriously difficult […]

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