Monthly Archives: October 2015

10/21/15 – Sarah Wagner: Total Package

Artist: Sarah Wagner Location: Her home studio Breakfast: SW & SRS – Tea, homemade garden potatoes au gratin, brownies (PERFECT MEAL) So, it’s not that I don’t have friends. Lots of friends, great friends. But I’ll be honest, I tend to compartmentalize a little bit, so I have friends that I do specific things with, […]

Read More

Coverage of CMA new wing opening @ Hyperallergic

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Expanding a museum is a lengthy and costly process, one which requires a great deal of buy-in from the staff, patrons, board, and surrounding community. It’s easy to assume that longstanding institutions are self-sufficient, and to see their occasional expansions as a natural part of their growth, but in reality, it is […]

Read More

10/16/15 – Hail Katie, full of Grace. McGowan.

Artist: Katie Grace McGowan Location: Parks & Rec Diner Breakfast: KGM – Coffee (cream), omelet (spinach, garlic, maybe some other stuff), potatoes, some cinnamon roll SRS – Coffee (black), cinnamon roll (majority share), basic breakfast (eggs, bacon, toast) You ever think about how it is that dogs can recognize each other? It’s ridiculous, when you […]

Read More

NKOTB – Wasserman Projects & David Klein Gallery @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — As the saying goes: be careful what you wish for, you just might get it. For years, participants in Detroit’s close-knit art scene have pointed to the underlying struggle: there is space, there are makers, and there are scenesters, but buyers are few to be found. The dearth of art-buying capital within city […]

Read More

Lan Tuazon’s BAD GRASS NEVER DIES at Youngworld @ Detroit Art Review

As a mildly obsessive-compulsive individual, BAD GRASS NEVER DIES, a solo show by Lan Tuazon, which opened at Youngworld on Saturday, September 26th, appeals to me first on an aesthetic level. The work seems primarily interested in order and space—particularly the way that the bodies of mass manufactured plastic objects, such as water bottles, detergent […]

Read More

BWTA Road Trip Edition – Ohio Twofer

10/13/15 – Ladies that Dinner Artist: Laurenn McCubbin Location: Gallerie Bar + Bistro, Hilton Columbus Downtown Breakfast (j/k dinner): LM + SRS – San Pellegrino (fancy!) + Small plates extravaganza: Pork Belly (creamed corn, jalapeño ketchup, smoked paprika oil, micro greens); Gruyère Gougères (fried Gruyère cheese puffs, blackberry ketchup); Shrimp & Grits (prawns, andouille sausage, […]

Read More

HNAF recap @ Knight Arts Blog

Telltale signs of autumn in Detroit: unpredictable weather, a preponderance of cider mill treats and, best of all, the Hamtramck Neighborhood Arts Festival. Held on Saturday, Oct. 10, the annual event featured several Knight Arts grantees, including The Hinterlands, Hatch, Lo & Behold and Popps Packing. Now in its sixth year, the festival is a […]

Read More

10/11/15 – Making Sense with Sarah Nesbitt

Artist: Sarah Nesbitt Location: Craftwork Breakfast: SN – French toast SRS – Tea (honey), orange juice, Classic Breakfast (eggs over medium, toast (jam), bacon) It is important to pay attention to quiet people. They should never be mistaken as people who do not have rich interior lives or something to say. They are just not […]

Read More

“Timeless” at Pewabic @ Hyperallergic

Any Detroit historian or amateur tour guide can probably tell you that Pewabic Pottery, founded in 1903, is one of the city’s oldest businesses, known for its signature glazes that contribute to the unique look of tile work inside the downtown Guardian Building and other iconic Detroit locales, as well as within the interiors of […]

Read More