Monthly Archives: October 2017

Jaye Schlesinger’s “Possession” at U-M Institute for the Humanities @ Hyperallergic

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The word “possession” carries multiple meanings, signifying both an object under ownership and the state of being in the thrall of a dominant force. Capitalism thrives on material consumption, and we are driven as a society to constantly express ourselves through our possessions, even as many of us find ourselves in […]

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Judith Supine at Red Bull House of Art @ Redbull.com

When he began his residency at Red Bull House Of Art, interdisciplinary artist Judith Supine wasn’t sure what he would find in Detroit. What he quickly discovered was John K. King Books – one of the country’s largest used bookstores and a labyrinth of old, odd, and obscure print publications. In other words, a wonderland […]

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Opening Friday: WONDERLAND @ the Terhune Gallery in Perrysburg, OH

So excited for this, opens on Thursday!! WONDERLAND October 13 – November 25 Opening Reception: Friday, October 13, 6-8:30 p.m. Welcome to Wonderland: a place designed by six artist-magicians for your pleasure and consideration. Produced with minds, materials, multitudinous techniques and a pinch of playfulness, the outcome is survival, renewal, harsh beauty, hope, and reincarnation. […]

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Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One… – Sebura&Gartelmann Joke Around at Holding House

Friends and artists Alex Gartelmann and Jonas Sebura, who create collaborative works under the name Sebura&Gartelmann, express a mutual interest in “vernacular architecture”—for example, in their 2014 interactive sculpture, Church, which combined the architectural language of DIY skate parks with that of secular spaces. Understanding this merging of high art and vernacular architecture to be […]

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The Art & Design of Jim Miller-Melberg @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — Hearken back, if you will, to your childhood playground. In all likelihood — if this was any time after the 1950s and before the 2000s — this was an environment that included classic pipe-frame monkey bars, splinter-inducing tanbark, swings that might possibly perform a complete 360 rotation around the top bar (the limit constantly being […]

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Cincinnati’s Theater Revival @ The Architect’s Newspaper

My first article for The Architect’s Newspaper appears in the October print edition, out today wherever fine architecture publications are sold! The content won’t be on the web for some time, but I was delighted to get to report on the ambitious scope of three very different theater revitalization projects taking place in Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine […]

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