Landlord Colors at Cranbrook Art Museum tries to “elevate” art borne of economic hardship and upheavals, but such art needs no elevation; the viewer must seek and find its level.
In Girard’s fantastic retrospective at the Cranbrook Art Museum, we see how he mitigated the starkness of American Modernism with bold color, earthy materials, and folk art aesthetics.
When architect Eliel Saarinen moved to the US and designed Cranbrook, he brought his Finnish heritage with him.
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. — Sometimes, taking a wider view of art history can create a more expansive curatorial vision.
We love NYC and LA and all the art they have to offer, but we know they’re only two towns of many across the country mounting great exhibitions large and small.
“I’m interested in coming to Detroit — providing you this opportunity to be up close and personal with the work in this static format, but then also being able to get you into this performative experience.”
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. — The centuries-old tradition of the Wunderkammer is enjoying a resurgence of late, with cabinets of curiosities on display from the Chazen Museum of Art to Gagosian Gallery, and vitrine artists like Edmund de Waal and Joseph Beuys being hailed as champions of the medium.