Monthly Archives: September 2016

Subjective Cosmology at MOCAD @ Detroit Art Review

The MOCAD kicked off their Fall program this weekend with an opening-night throwdown for Subjective Cosmology by Sanford Biggers on Friday, September 9, followed by an artist talk and walk-through of the exhibition on Saturday, September 10. While most art exhibitions feature an opening celebration, the events unfolding around Subjective Cosmology, including a performance by […]

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New Programming & Ray Johnson at CCS @ CultureSource

Change is in the air over at College for Creative Studies, where a handful of on-campus galleries are facing a new order under Michelle Perron. Formerly the Director of CCS’s Center Galleries—as well as Founding Director of Kresge Arts in Detroit (KAID) since its inception in 2008, Perron has stepped away from KAID in order […]

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CAN Art Handworks @ Model D

On the fringes of the Eastern Market district, curious passersby can see an anomalous little compound where a collection of metal windmills peeks above a wooden privacy fence enclosed by an elaborate metal-wrought gate. Inside that fence and gate is Carl Nielbock’s CAN Art Handworks, a metalsmithing facility that specializes in the restoration of historic […]

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Beautiful Pig at River House Arts @ Hyperallergic

TOLEDO, OH — It’s impossible to consider the content of Beautiful Pig, a collection of works by artist Ben Schonberger, as wholly separate from the scourge of police and state-sanctioned violence against people of color. Schonberger spent two-plus years collaborating with Marty Gaynor, a retired Detroit police officer who obsessively documented his work and subsequently retained thousands […]

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