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Katie Grace McGowan says what’s on our minds @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — Detroit exists these days amidst a flurry of newcomer enthusiasm, rapid development, and media characterization that sometimes leaves longtime residents struggling to identify with the way “new Detroit” is being presented — and more importantly, packaged — for outside consumption. Even the art scene is experiencing a sea […]

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9/22/15 – Strong Head, Faina Heart

Artist:  Faina Lerman Location: Motor City Sports Bar & Grill, Hamtramck Breakfast: FL – Stoli & tonic (it was lunch, no judgies), cheeseburger (no mayo), split waffle fries SRS – Diet Pepsi, cheeseburger (no mayo, grilled onions), split waffle fries The tricky truth about brains: they are always up to […]

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Blake J. Williams & “Timeless” at Pewabic @ Knight Arts Blog

Chrys Bonnay-Lewis, the director of programs at Pewabic in Detroit, is determined that the organization be known not only for its historical roots as one of city’s oldest businesses, and not only for its unusual glazes, which have made Pewabic tiles a local sign of interior design distinction. Bonnay-Lewis hopes […]

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9/18/15 – Beyond Skin-Deep with Cristin Richard

Artist: Cristin Richard Location: Le Petit Zinc Breakfast: CC – Green tea (?), Le Petit Dejuner (no baguette) SRS – Coffee (black), citron crepe It’s good to remember that appearances can be deceiving. We move through life at a breakneck pace a lot of the time, distracted by our phones, […]

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New players on the scene! Read all about it @ Knight Arts Blog

Expansion, diversity and cultural exchanges with other cities are all hallmarks of a thriving art scene. With new arts infrastructure falling into place and a roster of fresh players emerging on the landscape, Detroit is making great strides toward all three. One indication that perceptions about Detroit’s potential as an […]

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T:BA:15 Review @ Hyperallergic

PORTLAND, Ore. — “Time-based art” is a fairly broad category. Confined, as we are, to a linear time-space progression, all art is in some way time-sensitive. What a convenient categorization, if your goal is to include as many diverse artists as possible, as it is Portland’s annual Time-Based Art Festival (T:BA), […]

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Review of “Discreet Vulgarities” at Simone DeSousa @ Detroit Art Review

Kupertus’ “Peep Seats” running video loops made collaboratively by the pair, on view for all prepared to kneel. Image courtesy of the artists and Simone DeSousa Gallery. “Discreet Vulgarities,” which opened at Simone DeSousa Gallery on September 11th, could be accurately billed as a two-person show, featuring the work of […]

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9/15/15 – Death and the Lady

Artist: Chelsea Cain Location: Jam on Hawthorne, Portland, OR Breakfast: CC – Coffee (black), grapefruit juice, tofu scramble, side of fresh spinach SRS – Coffee (black), bacon scramble, biscuit & jam (raspberry), potato hash Well, I’m a little (a lot) in awe of Chelsea Cain. That her mystery stories are […]

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