Exhibitions

With Eyes Opened: Cranbrook Academy of Art Since 1932 New exhibition and book chronicle how Cranbrook Academy of Art radically reinvented art and design in America

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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 […]


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A New 624-Page Book Pays Homage to Cranbrook Academy of Art | Hour Detroit

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Shapeshifters @ Cranbrook Art Museum | Detroit Art Review

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Radicalism Of Detroit’s Underground Past Echoes Today | WDET 101.9

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Cranbrook Art Museum opens underground press exhibit | The Oakland Press

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Cranbrook’s Latest Art Exhibit Explores the Work of the Detroit Printing Co-op | Hour Detroit

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Cranbrook Art Museum Announces Two New Fall Exhibitions

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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 […]


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Cranbrook Art Museum’s ‘Shapeshifters’ explores transitions | Detroit News

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The Detroit Printing Co-op: The Politics of the Joy of Printing

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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 […]


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Headspace: Jim Dine’s Glyptotek

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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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