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.
The True Collaborative Power Between Artist and Curator
You can approach each work in this show as individual, but the really charming and kinetic action happens in the interactions.
An Artist Finds the Roots of Language in Natural Forms
Over the past 40 years Michele Oka Doner has been developing her own “personal hieroglyphics” shaped out of clay to illustrate how language comes from nature.
Monumental Domestic Scenes Address Race and History in Detroit
Jason Yates’s interdisciplinary project deploys kitsch and abstraction to grapple with the social legacies and the lived present of Detroit.
Three Artists Visualize the Uneasy Cohabitation of Humans and Nature
A show at Detroit’s Wasserman Projects brings together Willy Verginer, Christer Karlstad, and Jason DeMarte, all of whom consider our relationship to the environment.
An Artist Crossbreeds Chickens as a Metaphor for Global Exchange
The Cosmopolitan Chicken Project explores ideas of genetic diversity via an ongoing global effort to crossbreed the chickens of the world.
Registering the Moment of Remembrance
DETROIT — “In Detroit, you can do things — and you must do things — that are different than anywhere else,” said Gary Wasserman, the founder of Wasserman Projects, one of Detroit’s newest galleries.
Two Tony Suburban Galleries Move into Detroit
DETROIT — As the saying goes: be careful what you wish for, you just might get it.