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Monthly Archives: January 2018

“No Idle Hands” – Tramp Art at New Mexico’s Museum of International Folk Art @ Hyperallergic

SANTA FE, New Mexico — To the uninitiated, the phrase “tramp art” probably evokes a stereotypical hobo, train hopping with a cartoonish bindle or drinking moonshine around a fire pit. This was even the case for Laura Addison, curator of North American & European Folk Art at New Mexico’s famed Museum […]

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“Making Home” at the DIA @ CultureSource

For co-curators Taylor Aldridge and Lucy Mensah, the opportunity to collaborate on Making Home, their debut Detroit Institute of Arts exhibition was not just an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the museum’s vast collection, but to get to know each other. “We discovered that we had mutual admiration for two […]

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Henry Crissman & Virginia Torrence @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — When two artists are married it’s tempting to draw connections between their work and assume they are in conversation with one another. And although the artists, experimental ceramicists Virginia Rose Torrence and Henry James Haver Crissman, have been together long enough to serve as primary interlocutors — and […]

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Matter Out of Place @ Detroit Artists Market

Coming Soon: Matter Out of Place January 19 – February 17, 2018 Curated by Andrew Thompson Matter Out of Place is a group exhibition of craft, fine art and design projects that explore the shifting meanings of decontextualized objects from industrial and cultural production. Preexisting objects, images and narratives are […]

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