Art

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 contested, critiqued and renewed via […]

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EDITION/15 – “Time Logs” @ Simone DeSousa Gallery

EDITION /15 is the first installment of a new holiday exhibition tradition at Simone DeSousa Gallery, inviting represented artists, as well as local artists and designers, to create unique, small volume, collectible edition works. The exhibition furthers the gallery’s mission to engage and nurture a new audience of contemporary art collectors, as well as explore […]

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EDITION/16 – “The Disease Cycle” @ Simone DeSousa Gallery

Simone DeSousa Gallery‘s annual holiday limited edition exhibition this year focuses on print works by seventeen artists in the gallery space, plus three-dimensional and multi-media works by local and international artists and designers in the new EDITION space, including functional and conceptual ceramic works, sculpture, jewelry, concept furniture, drawing, video, and book publications.       […]

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“Heart” – An EDITION featured artist project @ Simone DeSousa Gallery

“Whenever I start thinking of my love for a person, I am in the habit of immediately drawing radii from my love—from my heart, from the tender nucleus of a personal matter—to monstrously remote points in the universe. Something impels me to measure the consciousness of my love against such unimaginable and incalculable things as […]

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Girlfriend Material @ Public Pool

Girlfriend Material November 12 – December 17, 2016 Public Pool, Hamtramck Images by P.D. Rearick, Artography, LLC, unless otherwise indicated Of the many qualities that may compromise one’s womanly appeal, there is none so negative as the crime of complexity. Be ditzy, if you must, be a stone cold bitch—but never dare to embody conflicting […]

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Mood Totems @ 2017 Jefferson-Chalmers Riverfront Arts Festival

According to parable, we all contain two tigers inside of us which are always at war with each other. One of them is a positive creature, representing things like kindness, courage, hope, and love. The other is negative, fueled by emotions like anger, greed, hatred and fear. One will win out, eventually, and our actions […]

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Preserving Identity: A Muslim American Youth Experience (Collaborative Curatorial) @ Public Pool

Preserving Identity: A Muslim American Youth Experience What does it mean to be ‘Muslim’? Who is an ‘American’? What defines ‘youth’? Moreover, what’s in the phrase ‘preserving identity’? This exhibit is not an attempt to find definite answers to these questions, but rather, to explore the unique and dynamic responses, from those whose lived experiences […]

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Better Made Mori – The Incinerator Show @ Ocelot Print Shop

The Detroit incinerator is one of the longest-running environmental health issues for folks here in the city. Anyone who lives downwind, or even drives by, is familiar with the smell when something particularly foul is being burned. And if you can smell it, that means you’re inhaling it, which has led to a preponderance of […]

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The Altered Heart – Re:Iterate @ Kerrytown Concert House

In actuality, the word ‘iterate’ already implies repetition. There is no need to ‘reiterate’, as when you ‘iterate’ you are already uttering over-and-over. We can iteratively respond to someone else’s iteration in a design process, and there is no need consider it a ‘reiteration’. It may not be wrong, but it may also be superfluous […]

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The Lounge of Saturn @ Popps Packing

Popps Packing is pleased to present our winter salon show, The Lounge of Saturn. Saturn is known as the mythological god of generation, dissolution, plenty, wealth, agriculture, periodic renewal and liberation as well as the god of time. During the month of December the Romans celebrated Saturn during the Saturnalia Festival, a time of feasting, […]

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