Detroit

murals
murals

Massive Murals Are Popping Up Around Detroit

What role will art play in Detroit’s future?
Antwaun Sargent
8.22.17
Detroit
Detroit

Detroit’s Fiery Uprising Gets Remembered as a Multimedia Art Series

'People of the Infinite Fires,' an installation and performance series, illuminates the circumstances of the Detroit Rebellion of 1967.
Rebecca Mazzei
7.25.17
murals
murals

This 92-Year-Old Muralist Refuses to Slow Down

Detroit arts icon Charles McGee is 92 by 118' tall.
Ryan Patrick Hooper
6.17.17
Consumerism
Consumerism

99 American Artists Display Their Dollar Store Dreams in Detroit

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit’s new exhibition about the dollar store holds value in the Motor City.
Rebecca Mazzei
5.31.17
Skateboarding
Skateboarding

Skaters Put an Art-Deco Half-Pipe Inside an Iconic 1920s Skyscraper

Everard Findlay brought an extreme sports installation to Albert Kahn's landmark Detroit architecture, the Fisher Building.
Ryan Patrick Hooper
4.10.17
Illustration
Illustration

[NSFW] Bloody Barfy Babes Ooze Off the Page in Bronwyn Lorelei's Illustrations

Grotesque, often hairy and leaking menstrual blood everywhere—Bronwyn Lorelei draws women a little differently.
DJ Pangburn
3.22.17
ceramics
ceramics

A Community Kiln Keeps the Flame of Democracy Burning in Detroit

Spend two days around the fire in the North End.
Catherine Chapman
3.20.17
Illustrations
Illustrations

We Dare You to Look at These Decomposing Nightmare Drawings

Using a mechanical pencil, Detroit-based artist Nathan Reidt creates hazy illustrations of fantastical beings.
DJ Panburn
3.19.17
Art
Art

Lollipops and a Powerful Female Gaze Permeate These Colorful Painted Canvases

This month at POW! WOW! Hawaii, Detroit painter and muralist Michelle Tanguay is showing her latest oil painting series, ‘Girls&Sweets.'
DJ Pangburn
2.10.17
Art
Art

A Group Show in Detroit Asks, Can Humans and Nature Ever Coexist?

The ‘After Industry’ exhibition features paintings by Christer Karlstad, sculptures by Willy Verginer, and photographs by Jason DeMarte.
Nathaniel Ainley
2.4.17
Art
Art

Enjoy the Silence in Kelsey Beckett's Intimate Illustrated Portraits

Illustrator Kelsey Beckett’s new ‘Murmuration’ exhibition explores how the natural world can express feelings of solitude and intimacy.
Nathaniel Ainley
1.25.17
Art
Art

Meet the Arts Collective Pioneering Hyper-Local, High-Tech Activism

Complex Movements channels quantum physics and philosophy into performance art.
Kara Weisenstein
11.8.16