A group of artists in Detroit is developing a “Habibi Futurism.”
A Black-led, open-air mural festival lends visibility to the Black artists in this city.
Electronic Landscapes takes the reader into the storied record shops and cozy home studios of Detroit’s most important musicians.
Artists including Dawoud Bey, Jordan Casteel, and Kevin Beasley criticized the institution’s partnership on the mural, titled “To Serve and Protect.”
Our millage funding model, based upon responsiveness and accountability, is a successful paradigm that has sustained the DIA and benefitted our region.
Allegations overheard include descriptions of director Salvador Salort-Pons’s leadership as “erratic, autocratic, condescending” and “intolerant of dissent.”
The most interesting takeaway of ARTWORK is the framework itself, which seeks to center the artists who have, historically, played an overlooked role in making the art world turn.
After conducting an internal investigation, the MOCAD board concluded that Elysia Borowy-Reeder’s leadership “fell short of its goals for diversity, inclusivity and a healthy work environment.”
Dlectricity returns September 25-26, 2020. The deadline for artists to apply is March 3, 2020.
“Lack of transparency is the enemy of democracy,” said filmmaker and activist Kate Levy. “As an artist, that’s an easy thing to make work about.”
If Hirosuke Yabe’s sculptural compositions are like a Miyazaki-esque stage play, then Summer Wheat’s large-scale paintings form a colorful and dynamic backdrop.
An artist, mother, and source of inspiration for Detroit artists, the legacy Rose Brown Dalessandro leaves behind is not simply one of form, but one of the struggles attendant to its creation.