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Detroit Free Press follows up on The White House

Mark Stryker does some follow-up on The White House, highlighting the disappointing but completely unsurprising outcome of this project for actual Detroiters. Read more here… For critics of Mendoza, the plight of the neighbors who have become innocent victims proves the point that artists have no right to come to Detroit and treat the city as […]

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3/1/2016 – BANG-BANG BREAKFAST THOUGHTS with Billy Mark

Artist: Billy Mark Location: Rose’s Fine Food Breakfast: BM – Bang-Bang Breakfast Rice SRS – Coffee (black), Bang-Bang Breakfast Rice (with crumbled bacon) First of all, PEACE OUT, FEBRUARY. Seriously, screw that month. There could be no greater way to clear the winter doldrums than this March 1 confab with the fabulous Billy Mark. The […]

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Our House, in the Middle of Your Street – The White House @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — You can’t really talk about expatriate American artist Ryan Mendoza‘s “The White House” project without talking about appropriation. Appropriation has a long and storied history within the context of art, and that makes it easy to intellectualize a process that, at its heart, means taking something from someone else. Maybe that’s okay, when the […]

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