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“City of Queen Anne’s Lace” at Wasserman Projects @ Art OnCuba, Issue #15

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 timed cadence. The interplay and […]

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After Industry at Wasserman Projects @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — It is fitting that After Industry, a three-person show at Wasserman Projects concerned with the relationship between man and nature, came together, in the words of gallery director Alison Wong, “organically.” Yet the synthesis of three masters of divergent media — Italian sculptor Willy Verginer, Norwegian painter Christer Karlstad, and Michigan-based photographer Jason DeMarte — […]

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“Energy/Mass” at Wasserman Projects @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — According to artist Koen Vanmechelen, the chicken is the most domesticated animal in the world. “It gives us a lot of food — protein and eggs,” said Vanmechelen in an interview with Hyperallergic. “But another interesting part is that it also stands for culture, because in every country, we started to breed a […]

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Esther Shalev-Gerz at Wasserman Projects @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — “In Detroit, you can do things — and you must do things — that are different than anywhere else,” said Gary Wasserman, the founder of Wasserman Projects, one of Detroit’s newest galleries. He was addressing a full house at an artist talk for the current exhibition Space Between Time, a career survey of […]

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NKOTB – Wasserman Projects & David Klein Gallery @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — As the saying goes: be careful what you wish for, you just might get it. For years, participants in Detroit’s close-knit art scene have pointed to the underlying struggle: there is space, there are makers, and there are scenesters, but buyers are few to be found. The dearth of art-buying capital within city […]

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New players on the scene! Read all about it @ Knight Arts Blog

Expansion, diversity and cultural exchanges with other cities are all hallmarks of a thriving art scene. With new arts infrastructure falling into place and a roster of fresh players emerging on the landscape, Detroit is making great strides toward all three. One indication that perceptions about Detroit’s potential as an art market are shifting is […]

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