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The Art of Hoarding with Gina Reichert & Mitch Cope @ Detroit Is It

For many, hoarding represents a kind of other-ness from which we seek to immediately distance ourselves. Hoarders are compulsively driven to save and accumulate all kinds of materials, seeing as treasure objects that are conventionally considered garbage. Because the hyperbolic nature of extreme hoarding is so alienating, it is a […]

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A Tale of Two Skate Parks @ Crain’s Business Detroit

UPDATE: Crain’s is changing the title of this piece, which was originally, “How artists can be assets” – I deeply appreciate the decision by my editor to hear me out, because it really broke my heart to imagine artists all over the city reading it and thinking I do not […]

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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 […]

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Kari Cholnoky & Mitch Cope at David Klein Gallery @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — If you happen to be prone to synesthesia, you may want to give Kari Cholnoky’s exhibition Semi Lucid Steaks, at David Klein Gallery, a wide berth. The artist’s multi-dimensional wall hangings and freestanding sculptures layer texture upon texture to create a critical mass of pustulant foam, fringes of […]

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