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Johnny Coleman at N’Namdi Center @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — Perhaps I should preface my discussion of Homage: Regular Folk with a brief declaration of my own sentiments regarding the energetic qualities of inanimate objects. This perspective is not so much in alignment with object-oriented ontology, which suggests that objects have existences and uses beyond their relationships to humans, but […]

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N’Namdi Winter Line-Up @ Detroit Art Review

Each work by Johnny Coleman in his main gallery show at the N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art is dedicated to someone; “For Maya Angelou,” some say, or “For Wendall Logan,”—Andre Burbridge, Toni Morrison, Brother Yusef, Kamau Daaood, even one dedicated more generally “For the Poets.” This is fitting with […]

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