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Meat me in Detroit – Cristin Richard at Playground Detroit @ Knight Arts Blog

There are a number of ways to make art that is visceral and gripping. In a new body of work being presented at Playground Detroit, Cristin Richard takes a direct approach; she uses literal viscera as her starting point. Working with animal casings—translucent skins that are used to make sausages, […]

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My Life: A Slideshow

For the Creative Capital workshop I had to put together some kind of 3-minute presentation on my work. NBD, right? Well, it’s kind of hard to sum up the work of an art critic, other than to read some arts criticism, which I was definitely not going to stand up […]

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It’s a Thing Thing thing @ Hyperallergic!

DETROIT — “Somewhere between architecture and a party” is one of the ways Thing Thing member Simon Anton describes his collective’s aesthetic. The rest of his fellows — Eiji Jimbo, Rachel Mulder, and Thomas Moran — smile and laugh at this assessment. We’re in the garage of the Mobile Homestead, […]

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7/21/15 – Hocking’s Ark

Artist: Scott Hocking Location: Fireside Inn, Port Austin, MI Breakfast: SH – Cheeseburger on a pretzel roll, side of coleslaw, Coke SRS – Cheeseburger on a pretzel roll, side of fries, Diet Coke It’s funny how you can hear something and in your mind you accept it, but when you […]

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Hoard 1:12 // TRIGGER WARNING – spiders

Is there anything greater than a friend who really gets you (and likes you anyway)? There is not. One such friend of mine happens to be esteemed person, accomplished mystery/thriller novelist, and NYT Bestseller Chelsea Cain. I know, right? Don’t be jelly. Chelsea and I connect on a number of issues, but none so […]

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7/17/15 – Happy Birthday, Toby! (and also a bunch of angry ranting)

Artist: Toby Millman Location: Maine Street Restaurant, Hamtramck Breakfast: TM – Coffee (w/ cream), French toast, scrambled eggs, bacon SRS – Coffee (black), French toast, eggs over hard, sausage It’s Toby Millman’s birthday today, so breakfast at the Maine Street Restaurant is on me. Though located on the main street […]

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