The paintings of Brownlee, Micthnick and Parish will be on display with an artist's reception.
Smith’s photographs of architectural space and landscape present the viewer with an empty, haunting expanse. The often blurry, off-kilter quality adds a mysterious tone, but the familiarity of subject matter and large scale provide a point of entry.
First arrangement focuses on one distinct subject: trees. The grouping represents traditional photography, showing the artists' use of the medium in a straightforward way.The second presents photographs that have been uniquely manipulated by each artist, using aspects of the photographic process to create individual statements.
Displayed in Cafe Gallery.
This solo exhibition features over twenty new oil paintings on panel and intimately scaled works on gold edged vellum card.
The Hive presents a loosely narrative series that uses allegory to explore themes of authority, duty, and domestic civilization.
Explore the importance of this circle of Ann Arbor-based architects, situating their regional body of domestic work into the larger context of modern architecture in the U.S. that developed on the East Coast and West Coast from the 1930s–1980s.
Nature Center of Oakwoods Metropark near Flat Rock. Make your very own bittersweet wreath to hang on your door, just in time for the holidays. Fee: $5 per person. Preregistration required.
Born and educated in Detroit, Gilda Snowden has become a local legend and internationally renowned artist. This exhibition of Gilda portraits (some self) is intended to pay tribute, celebrate & show just how many people she has impacted.
Toulouse-Lautrec is best known for his works depicting scenes from cabarets, theaters, dance halls, and brothels. This exhibition features approximately 150 original works on paper, including 35 drawings.
Each artist has created a contemporary work in response to the city's struggles and successes post-1933, touching on broader themes that are relevant across the nation. Topics include the many industries, ideals, and events that have propelled America forward—from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s pivotal yet under-recognized speech in Grosse Pointe, Michigan in 1968; to the development of labor unions, urban farming, and the birth of Motown; to the creation of central symbols of the American dream including sports stadiums and the automobile. The murals reference innovative urban responses to enormous losses in population and exalt the fortitude of the city and its people.
This exhibition features works of art from some of most Europe’s most well-known artists and photographers including Julia Margaret Cameron, Eugène Atget, HenriCartier-Bresson, Robert Frank, Christian Boltanski and Gerhard Richter among others. The exhibition also features several new acquisitions featuring work by Wolfgang Tillmans and Bernd and HIlla Becher.
Watch Me Move: The Animation Show is the most extensive animation show ever mounted, featuring both iconic moments and lesser-known masterpieces from the last 150 years. Visitors will have the rare opportunity to see an incredible array of animation techniques in more than 100 animated film segments from across generations and cultures.
This special exhibition spotlights a single extraordinary work by Olówè: a throne he made for Prince Ilori, heir apparent of the town of Isè in southwestern Nigeria. This exhibition is organized by the Detroit Institute of Arts. Support has been provided by the Walter Gibbs Endowment Fund. Additional support has been provided by the City of Detroit.
Performing Still Images looks at two distinct ways of addressing the relationship between different media: photography and video in David Claerbout’s "The American Room" and photography as a time-based practice in Matthew Buckingham’s work, “Image of Absalon Projected Until it Vanishes”.
One of the founding members of the Abstract Expressionists, Adolph Gottlieb (1903-1974) was an important presence in the artistic life of New York from the 1930s until his death. His paintings, consisting of large images that evoke a universal language of symbols, have become icons in America painting.
Mix local brews with local art at this weekly showcase of affordable pieces by Detroit area artists.
Samurai: Beyond the Sword will be a rare opportunity to experience the world of the Japanese Samurai. Broadening the stereotype of the warrior, the exhibition explores the role of the military arts and the importance of Samurai engagement in the cultural, spiritual, and art worlds of their time. This exhibition will be ticketed.
Showcasing over 30 regional and International artists
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With Traits and the He Bops.
Legendary bluesman. With Barbara Payton.
Black Jake & the Carnies set fierce murder ballads, dark warnings, and a certain tough rust-belt revivalism to the beat of an old-time string band. This octet offers a unique blend of Americana, bluegrass, and punk. Their ten-song debut record, "Where the Heather Don't Grow," was recorded and mixed by Jim Roll in his Ann Arbor studio.
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