The court issued an injunction against owners of the watch brand Kanske, who planned to slice up a painting by Danish artist Tal R and use the canvas pieces as decorative faces for a line of luxury wristwatches.
Tal R reminds us that what’s painted is inherently fiction, that the world of a painting is a reality unto itself.
A career-bridging selection of art by Michael Luchs and a jaw-dropping installation of new works by Tal R feel authentically Detroit.
Tal R talks about “watching” paintings — not just looking at them. It might be a language tic, but it also feels specific.