Oren Goldenberg’s latest project involves creating affordable housing for artists at a recycling center.
As Flint’s Water Crisis Endures, the Water Remembers
In their MLK Day performance inspired by LaToya Ruby Frazier’s photo series, Sister Tour explored the relationship between Black women and water.
What’s the Weirdest Ornament You’d Hang on Your Tree?
An exhibition on view at Detroit’s Henry Ford Museum features 7,000 Christmas ornaments, from the traditionally festive to the deeply bizarre.
Explore Detroit’s Street Art With This Interactive Map
The city’s new initiative comes after years of penalizing and white-washing independent and unauthorized street art.
Michigan Art Dealer Swindled Seniors in $1.6M Fraud Scheme
Wendy Halsted Beard defrauded her clients of over 100 photographs, including works by Ansel Adams, and targeted elderly collectors.
Whistleblower Group Seeks to Stop Re-Accreditation of Detroit Institute of Arts
In a missive to the American Alliance of Museums, the nonprofit legal organization Whistleblower Aid said the museum does not meet criteria for accreditation, citing “race- and gender-based hiring” and a culture of retaliation, among other issues.
Olivia Guterson Carries Ancestral Patterns Into Contemporary Art
The Detroit-based artist draws from her Russian, Ukrainian, Jewish, and African American roots to create a dazzling new ornamental language.
Filmmaker dream hampton Culls Memories From Detroit’s Flooded Basements
Her short film Freshwater is now playing at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.
The Cass Corridor Movement’s Salvation Through Salvage
Working with what they had, Cass Corridor artists scrapped and repurposed anything they could get their hands on, attempting to find some salvation for their city through a literal process of salvage and reuse.
Parents of Michigan School Shooter Took Refuge in Artist Studio in Detroit
Detroit police received a tip that led them to Andrzej Sikora’s art studio, where police took James and Jennifer Crumbley into custody.
The Tender Nuance of “Habibi”
A group of artists in Detroit is developing a “Habibi Futurism.”
Black Artists Are Brightening Detroit With Murals
A Black-led, open-air mural festival lends visibility to the Black artists in this city.