Now and Then at DAM @ Detroit Free Press

As redevelopment efforts in Detroit gain momentum, the city’s art scene seems to find itself in a reflective mood. Perhaps the incipient 50-year anniversary of the summer of 1967 has sparked this trend — it will be a component of “Art of Rebellion: Black Art of the Civil Rights Movement,” which will arrive at the […]

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Katie Grace McGowan says what’s on our minds @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — Detroit exists these days amidst a flurry of newcomer enthusiasm, rapid development, and media characterization that sometimes leaves longtime residents struggling to identify with the way “new Detroit” is being presented — and more importantly, packaged — for outside consumption. Even the art scene is experiencing a sea change, with new galleries, collectors, […]

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