Writing

Russell Industrial Closure @ Hyperallergic

Tenants of the Russell Industrial Center awoke to some bad tidings yesterday: eviction notices were delivered to the more than 100 people, many of them artists, who currently work (and in some cases, live) in the massive former auto complex. As laid out in a story by the Detroit Free Press, the evictions presage the closing […]

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This Weekend in Various Artstuffs

There’s a lot going on this weekend, and beyond! On Saturday, February 18th at 4:00pm, I’m moderating an artist talk with  Gina Reichert & Mitch Cope, at David Klein Gallery’s downtown location. Organizational Strategies for the After Life is a collaborative project by Gina Reichert and Mitch Cope, the husband and wife team formerly known […]

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Gallery Project – Re:Formation @ Detroit Art Review

TOLEDO, OH – Gallery Project, one of the most ambitious annual art exhibitions in the region, returned with a roar this month, opening its fourth installment on Monday, August 1st with Re:Formation – which will remain on display in the former department store at 600 Jefferson Ave in downtown Toledo, Oh through Wednesday, August 31, […]

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Holiday Round-Up: Double Negative, Coyote rehoming, drive-by Tai, signs of our times

The December holidays are always a tricky time of year for me. I’m not much of a Christmas person, so usually I find myself vaguely annoyed that business-as-usual shuts down for three weeks while everyone murders trees and buys lots of crap for each other. However, it’s also been a breathtakingly busy year for me, […]

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Review of “Wish List” by Gallery Project @ Hyperallergic

TOLEDO, Ohio — Rocco DePietro and Gloria Pritschet characterize the massive group show they curated for Gallery Project, Wish List, as a contemporary statement of cultural desire. If your desire, like mine, is for a visual smorgasboard embodying the collective wishes and hopes of a range of rust belt artists, then Wish List should be on your (to-do) […]

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7/1/15 – Bananarama with Andy T

Artist: Andrew Thompson Location: Russell St. Deli Breakfast: AT – Vegetarian Hash, rye toast SRS – Raisin bread French toast, side of bacon, NO BANANAS First of all, any visit to Russell St. Deli counts as a “Breakfast with the Artist,” because chances are good that you’ll encounter at least one of the trio of artists-in-charge over there, […]

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