Monthly Archives: February 2016

Kurt Novak scanner portraits at DSO @ Knight Arts Blog

Scanner portrait of Charles McGee, courtesy of Kurt Novak. Perhaps the greatest challenge of every portrait photographer is the imperative to capture a subject in a single image. Humans are complex creatures, and the sense that we might be reduced to a single take seems fairly reductionist. How clever, then, that artist Kurt Novak seems […]

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Moving Time at MSU Broad @ Hyperallergic

EAST LANSING, Mich. — As digital and web-based forms of dissemination have competed with video art, what is left to distinguish it as a standalone genre? Once, perhaps, embraced as a form of real-time recording that was both more instantaneous and more efficient than film, the video camera has lost widespread popularity. What defines video […]

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N’Namdi Winter Line-Up @ Detroit Art Review

Each work by Johnny Coleman in his main gallery show at the N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art http://nnamdicenter.org/ is dedicated to someone; “For Maya Angelou,” some say, or “For Wendall Logan,”—Andre Burbridge, Toni Morrison, Brother Yusef, Kamau Daaood, even one dedicated more generally “For the Poets.” This is fitting with the show’s title, Homage: Regular […]

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1/30/2016 – Say Nice Things about Ryan Myers-Johnson

Artist: Ryan Myers-Johnson Location: Mudgie’s Breakfast: RMJ – Mimosa, “That’s Jared” sandwich SRS – Coffee (black), Kleb’s Klub salad Mudgie’s only has brunch on Sunday, in case you were wondering and don’t know how to check things on the internet, like me. So Ryan and I had conventional lunch fare for our BWTA, and in […]

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