Writing

Cass Corridor: Connecting Times @ Simone DeSousa Gallery

Through Line to Q-Line – Cass Corridor: Connecting Times “Detroit is a place of simultaneous truths, layers of social strata, unity and divisions. If you’re new to the area, you probably refer to the rapidly-developing commercial strip between Wayne State University and the Masonic Temple as “Midtown,” but anyone who has been here for more […]

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Freep debut: Michael Luchs at Simone DeSousa Gallery

I’m utterly chuffed to share my first piece as a contributing writer for the Detroit Free Press. Hooray for art! Hooray for circulation! Hooray for the Cass Corridor! Read and enjoy! Within the recent history of Detroit’s relationship to the wider world of contemporary art, there is only one major movement that gained widespread attention: […]

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BEAMS at the Scarab Club @ Culture Source

The Scarab Club has been a Detroit art institution since its opening in October of 1928 (as the Scarab “clubhouse”). Its rich history of visiting and local artists is famously catalogued by the collection of signatures on the wood beams of its second-floor lounge. The beams display some 230-plus signatures, including those of Diego Rivera, […]

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Interview w/ the unsinkable Nancy Mitchnick @ Detroit Art Review

Nancy Mitchnick is a Detroit legacy that spans generations. After witnessing and creating work within the Cass Corridor scene, she moved on to find success in New York City, before eventually falling into a series of teaching positions, including working at CalArts in Valencia, California—“the conceptual art school when painting was supposed to be dead”—and […]

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