Cranbrook Art Museum in the News

Interview with Andrew Blauvelt and discussion of upcoming summer exhibition, “Landlord Colors” | Detroit Free Press

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For the Cranbrook Art Museum based in Bloomfield Hills, the motivation to move their focus downtown is partially spurred on by the rush of grant dollars flooding the Detroit arts scene. In 2014, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation awarded the museum $150,000 for its “Nick Cave: Here Hear” project as part of […]


Tagged: 2019, Andrew Blauvelt, Landlord Colors, Laura Mott, Material Detroit

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Daniel Arsham is Bringing the Beach to Detroit | Hip in Detroit

Cranbrook Art Museum in the NewsDaniel Arsham

Detroit’s art scene will become a little more interesting this week when two separate art exhibits featuring the work of Daniel Arsham open in two separate galleries across town. The New York-based artist and co-creator of Snarkitecture has created two immersive experiences that will take you inside the mind of the artist. Read the full story here.


Tagged: Daniel Arsham, The Beach

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A giant ball pit you can jump in is coming to downtown Detroit | Detroit Free Press

Cranbrook Art Museum in the NewsDaniel Arsham

A story about The Beach Detroit and Daniel Arsham’s exhibition, read the full story here.


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McArthur Binion (Painting ’73) in ARTFORUM

Cranbrook Art Museum in the News

In an interview with ARTFORUM, Binion discusses the role memory and narrative has on his practice. Read the full story here.


Tagged: Laura Mott, McArthur Binion, Painting

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Upcoming “Landlord Colors” exhibition profiled in the Financial Times

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Tagged: Landlord Colors, Laura Mott

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Wild Vinyl: Designer Art Toys segment on Detroit news station | WXYZ-TV

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH (WXYZ) — Wild Vinyl: Designer Art Toys is now on display at the Cranbrook Museum in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. The exhibit, which will remain on display throught June 2, 2019, showcases a variety of designer toys from individual sculptural figures to outlandish monsters, and will focus on limited edition artist creations and […]


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Rock band Death returns to Detroit for performance, film screening, Q&A this weekend | METROTIMES

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  Pioneering punk band Death is returning to Detroit to perform at this weekend’s inaugural Motor City Muscle festival — joining an already-stacked lineup that proves when it comes to rock ‘n’ roll, Detroit is way ahead of the curve. But the free rock music festival isn’t the only time fans can catch the band this weekend. […]


Tagged: 2018, punk

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How Punk Influenced Shepard Fairey – Formative Years of Obey Giant in Michigan | WIDEWALLS

Cranbrook Art Museum in the NewsPress CoverageShepard Fairey

An American contemporary street artist, graphic designer, activist, and illustrator who emerged from the skateboarding scene, Shepard Fairey has inspired generations of artists with his through provoking and often controversial pieces. An icon of the contemporary art scene in the country and beyond, he is best known for his Obey series, a street art project and an experiment in phenomenology, his […]


Tagged: graffiti, Shepard Fairey, street art

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Cranbrook Art Museum unveils two new exhibits | THE OAKLAND PRESS, MACOMB DAILY, DAILY TRIBUNE

Cranbrook Art Museum in the NewsPress CoverageShepard Fairey

The Cranbrook Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills launches its two summer exhibitions — Too Fast To Live, Too Young To Die: Punk Graphics 1976-1986 and Shepard Fairey: Salad Days 1989-1999 — on Friday, June 16, slated to run through Oct. 7. Fairey will be in town to speak on Saturday, June 16, and other special […]


Tagged: 2018, Shepard Fairey

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Anarchy at the museum: Punk rock meets visual art at a pair of shows at Cranbrook | METROTIMES

Cranbrook Art Museum in the NewsPress CoverageShepard FaireyToo Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976-1986

As Cranbrook Art Museum director Andrew Blauvelt points out, the Latin root of the word “amatuer” is “love” — and that’s the spirit behind two upcoming shows at the museum, which delve into the visual world of punk rock ethos. “If you’re a graphic designer or nerd like I am, you’ll understand punk, because it […]


Tagged: 2018, Graphic Design, punk

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