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Henry Crissman & Hamilton Poe on Bob Ross @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — A lot of folks, if pressed, could probably come up with some kind of association with the name Bob Ross. If reminded that the Florida native was the host of a long-running instructional painting show on public television, The Joy of Painting, most people could recall Ross’s voluminous perm, soft-spoken demeanor, or tendency […]

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Crissman & Poe @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — Painter and art instructor Bob Ross, host of the legendary public access show The Joy of Painting, was known to say, “There is no such thing as a mistake, only happy accidents.” Proponents of synchronicity and/or fatalism would say there is no such thing as coincidence, only signs of a higher order to […]

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“Self-Titled 2: (954)785-8492.5” at Trinosophes @ Knight Arts blog

At Trinosophes, a Knight Arts Challenge winner in Detroit, Feb. 23 marked the opening of “Self-Titled 2: (954)785-8492.5.” A collaborative project by artists Henry Crissman and Hamilton Poe, the exhibit will remain on display through the end of March. This is the second collaboration between Crissman and Poe. The first, “Self-Titled 1,” also premiered at […]

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