Monthly Archives: July 2016

“No Master But My Own” @ AICA-USA

Last year, I was thrilled to announce that I was chosen to participate in the 2015 Art Writers Grant Program/AICA-USA Art Writing Workshop, which paired me with a mentor to help sharpen my writing skills and outline career goals. I was chosen by Susan Snodgrass, an inspiring writer and a very supportive guide through our […]

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Human Landscape at Toledo Museum of Art @ Detroit Art Review

Spanish-born sculptor Jaume Plensa is perhaps best known in the United States for his permanent Crown Fountain installation in Millennium Park in Chicago. This sculpture, which projects recorded footage of the faces of dozens of Chicago citizens into 50-foot towers that flank the fountain, distills Plensa’s abiding interest – the maximizing of human forms to […]

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Hamtramck Disneyland @ CultureSource

From the sidewalk, there is little to suggest that the house at 12087 Klinger Street in Hamtramck is that out of the ordinary. Yes, the front porch of the duplex displays a couple of homemade woodcut figurines, roughly person-sized, with one seemingly dressed as the Statue of Liberty. The chain-link gates leading into the backyard […]

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Take This Hammer at YBCA @ Hyperallergic

SAN FRANCISCO — Just around the corner from the newly expanded San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) — a veritable temple to wealth amassed in the form of contemporary artworks — the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) has mounted a very different kind of installation, one which monumentalizes activism. Take This Hammer: Art + Media Activism from […]

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