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.
The Detroit-based artist draws from her Russian, Ukrainian, Jewish, and African American roots to create a dazzling new ornamental language.
Her short film Freshwater is now playing at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.
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.
Detroit police received a tip that led them to Andrzej Sikora’s art studio, where police took James and Jennifer Crumbley into custody.
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.