Monthly Archives: June 2016

Hippie Modernism at Cranbrook Art Museum @ Knight Arts blog

If you lack the tolerance for Hollywood blockbusters, here’s a tip to beat the heat in Detroit this summer: Take in “CC5 Hendrixwar/Cosmococa Programa-in-Progress,” the full-gallery installation of a work by Hélio Oiticica and Neville D’Almeida. Tucked away in the furthest reaches of “Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia” at Cranbrook Art Museum, the installation […]

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15 Steps: Perspectives in Drawing @ Detroit Art Review

Red Bull House of Art has made its name in Detroit by showing some of the most cutting-edge young artists in town. Now, as the residency/gallery space transitions to get an international influx of artist in the mix, a palette-cleansing show, 15 Steps: Perspectives in Drawing, curated by local artist and organizing powerhouse Tylonn J. […]

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“The Hamster” internet release TODAY!

It is paradoxical to think so, but conspiracy theories are actually fairly reassuring. They suggest that the bad things that happen are in some way organized and someone is directly responsible for them. Perhaps bad people are in charge, but at least someone is at the wheel. Likewise, for all their gore and violence, horror […]

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Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers @ Knight Arts blog

For Father’s Day weekend, The Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers in Detroit presented “Fathers & Figures” on June 17–an evening of storytelling in honor of dads, presented by fathers and sons. The show is part of an ongoing series funded by Knight Foundation, which takes place monthly at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African […]

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6/16/2016 – Selective Memory with Tyanna Buie

Artist: Tyanna Buie Location: Her studio (Russell Industrial) Breakfast: TB & SRS – Homemade vegan macaroons It is a great privilege to be acquainted with your own history. Print artist Tyanna Buie is frankly open about a childhood that she and her three siblings spent largely out of their mother’s care – looked after by […]

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Slendotron @ Hyperallergic

HAMTRAMCK, Mich. — We are a technology-obsessed culture. As futurist Ray Kurzweil wrote in his essay, “The Law of Accelerating Returns”: “An analysis of the history of technology shows that technological change is exponential, contrary to the common-sense ‘intuitive linear’ view. So we won’t experience 100 years of progress in the 21st century — it […]

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