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Monthly Archives: March 2016

3/15/2016 – Parks & Creation

Artist: Valerie Parks Location: Beverly Hills Grill Breakfast: VP – Coffee (cream), BLT (with eggs!) SRS – Coffee (black), Corned beef hash (poached eggs), English muffin (blackberry jam) I was impressed with Valerie Parks before I even met her, because she’s one of the few people who did the thing […]

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“Surrealism: The Conjured Life” at MCA Chicago @ Detroit Art Review

There is a fairly structured approach to cognitive development within our society—we try to make order of chaos. We assigned meanings to symbols (like letters or shapes), and organize those symbols in configurations that generate more complex meanings (like words or images), and continue along, stringing together ever-greater numbers of […]

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“This is the Living Vessel” at Pewabic @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — One does not, perhaps, consider ceramic objects to be immediately gendered, possess sexuality, or be particularly political. But pottery is one of the oldest practices among humans, and is so rooted in fundamental domestic and utilitarian concerns that there is literally no known human society that has not […]

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“Self-Titled 2: (954)785-8492.5” at Trinosophes @ Knight Arts blog

At Trinosophes, a Knight Arts Challenge winner in Detroit, Feb. 23 marked the opening of “Self-Titled 2: (954)785-8492.5.” A collaborative project by artists Henry Crissman and Hamilton Poe, the exhibit will remain on display through the end of March. This is the second collaboration between Crissman and Poe. The first, […]

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3/1/2016 – BANG-BANG BREAKFAST THOUGHTS with Billy Mark

Artist: Billy Mark Location: Rose’s Fine Food Breakfast: BM – Bang-Bang Breakfast Rice SRS – Coffee (black), Bang-Bang Breakfast Rice (with crumbled bacon) First of all, PEACE OUT, FEBRUARY. Seriously, screw that month. There could be no greater way to clear the winter doldrums than this March 1 confab with […]

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