Maya Deren: Choreographed for Camera depicts how the artist’s life and ideas cemented her place as a champion and influencer of culture.
Sarah Rose Sharp
Sarah Rose Sharp is a Detroit-based writer, activist, and multimedia artist. She has shown work in New York, Seattle, Columbus and Toledo, OH, and Detroit — including at the Detroit Institute of Arts. She is primarily concerned with artist and viewer experiences of making and engaging with art, and conducts ongoing research in the state of contemporary art in postindustrial and redeveloping cities.
The Artist Helping Resolve Detroit’s Housing Problems
Oren Goldenberg’s latest project involves creating affordable housing for artists at a recycling center.
A Psalm for the Living Artist
If others are “career” artists, Faina Lerman is a “living” artist — her artistic means are inextricable from her life, rather than motivated by the desire to make a living.
God Save Us From These Wax Figures of Kate and Prince William
This settles the matter: We don’t need wax museums.
Katie Shulman’s Delicate Dance With Fiber
If the body as a point of inspiration was once an innocent or abstract notion for the fiber artist, her more recent work can no longer avoid the body as battleground.
Chloé Debuts Line Inspired by Artemisia Gentileschi
But like so many fashion collections based on visual art, the connection seems abstract at best.
Beneath the Surface of Art’s Visual Symbolism
Matthew Wilson’s new book, The Hidden Language of Symbols, chronicles the buried visual cues of power, faith, uncertainty, and hope.
Preserving an Archive of Chicana and Lesbian History
In a new show, Nicole Marroquin’s artworks are in dialogue with the documentary photographs of Mexican-born artist Diana Solís.
A Crowd-Sourced Archive of Our Oceans’ Plastics
Pam Longobardi’s new book Ocean Gleaning features her plastic-based artworks as well as logs of ocean waste sourced by 75 contributors.
Radicalizing the Hebrew Letter
Translating text into visual forms, Lynne Avadenka creates meditative dialogues that transcend time.
Roman Concrete Had “Self-Healing” Properties, Study Finds
Researchers say the presence of mineral deposits known as “lime clasts” could explain why these ancient structures remain standing.
The Artist Painting Icons of Earth’s Endangered Species
Angela Manno applies her knowledge of Byzantine iconography to memorialize the fauna and flora whose days are threatened or already past.