Oh boy, oh boy, it’s finally April, which means a couple wonderful things. Firstly, it’s not March anymore, which I think we can all agree, good riddance. Secondly, it means there’s a new issue of The Believer out on the stands (are there still stands?), and I’m so excited to […]
Rejoice! The latest from Art in Print has hit the newsstands, and in the shiny new July/August issue, which meditates on the topic of weather, is a monograph of Susan Goethel Campbell, written by yours truly! You can read it here! You can also subscribe online or in print, or […]
Nene Humphrey became interested in the practice of Victorian mourning braiding—in which jewelry and keepsakes were made using the hair of departed loved ones—when coping with the death of her husband, artist Benny Andrews, in 2006. In the years since, she has developed a body of work based on the […]
Hey, this little capsule review I wrote for Art Basel Magazine’s Miami Beach issue just turned up on my doorstep! Neat!
Have you ever fallen in love fast, and then become really obsessed? Like, really obsessed. Like you recognize a kindred spirit, and over years of observation become so obsessed that you just want to be a part of this entity, like, belong to it somehow? And then, sometimes, it goes […]
When you live in a place ruled by the shifting whims of nature, you learn to adjust to forces that exist beyond human control. In this sense, Detroit was an unlikely birthplace for the industrial era, with its goal of keeping automobiles rolling off the assembly line in a precisely […]
“You were married?” is a thing people often say, when it occasionally comes up. I’m not sure why that’s especially surprising—a lot of people were married, at one time—but yes, I was married for awhile. It didn’t take. I’m tremendously excited to announce that an essay I wrote about my […]
The May 2016 issue of Flash Art International is out now, and I am pleased to announce that it includes a short review of Olivia Erlanger’s “The Oily Actor” at What Pipeline in Detroit, written by yours truly. Available wherever fancy-as-heck international art magazines are sold!
SO excited to announce that we have a publishing date for the print version of Essay’d that we’ve been working on for months now, which collects the first year/30 essays about Detroit artists, written by myself, Prof. Dennis Nawrocki, critic and writer Matthew Piper, and gallerist Steve Panton. It’ll be […]