Exhibition Dates: June 20–September 19, 2021 ArtMember Preview Days: June 18–19, 2021 “My endeavor was to make the Cranbrook development an eye-opener.”— George Booth as quoted by Eliel Saarinen (BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI — MAY 4, 2021) — This summer, Cranbrook Art Museum is pleased to debut With Eyes Opened: Cranbrook Academy of Art Since 1932, the first book and largest exhibition to […]
Headspace: Jim Dine’s Glyptotek and The Detroit Printing Co-op: The Politics and the Joy of Printing Open This Month Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Sept. 15, 2020 — Cranbrook Art Museum opens two new exhibitions this month that will join the exhibition Shapeshifters: Transformations in Contemporary Art currently on display. The three exhibitions occupy the upper and lower galleries of the museum. The museum […]
The social activism of the 1960s and 1970s gave rise to an “underground press,” which provided an alternative way to publish writings on a variety of issues, including Black empowerment, the quest for civil liberties and workers’ rights, anti-Vietnam war sentiment, and critiques of capitalism. This was not a single press but rather a loose […]
Headspace: Jim Dine’s Glyptotek Inspired by a 1984 trip to Glyptothek, Munich’s museum dedicated to antique Greek and Roman sculpture, artist Jim Dine set out to create a book of prints inspired by the collection. He produced forty drawings uniquely designed to function as transparencies in the production of héliogravure prints, a printmaking process used to reproduce the earliest photographs. […]
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