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Warhol on Vinyl: Cranbrook Shows Off Andy’s Record Covers | IXITI/Culture Source

Cranbrook Art Museum in the NewsWarhol on Vinyl

Most vinyl fans collect records for the music – the sound quality, the nostalgic value, even the hipster credibility. But for a handful of collectors, there’s a more specific purpose: Finding Andy Warhol’s art. Warhol on Vinyl: The Record Covers, 1949-1987+, opening June 21 at the Cranbrook Art Museum, will showcase more than 50 album […]


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Andy Warhol on Vinyl exhibit with nearly 100 album covers to make world premiere in Detroit | MLive

Cranbrook Art Museum in the NewsWarhol on Vinyl

DETROIT, MI -- Fans of Andy Warhol's art and vinyl album covers ranging from 1949 to the late 80s should be in for a treat when the Warhol on Vinyl exhibit opens next month at the Cranbrook Art Museum.


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The Seen Examines My Brain Is in My Inkstand

Cranbrook Art Museum in the NewsMy Brain Is In My Inkstand

Drawing is often perceived as the beginning of an expression, as well as the culmination of a concept, a message, and a story. It may also be the precursor to, the draft of, a finished product; we imagine the artist that first sketches the scene that will become the painting. In the exhibition My Brain […]


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“Strauss Deconstructed” in the Detroit Free Press

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The Detroit Free Press takes an inside look at the upcoming performance from the Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings at Cranbrook Art Museum, and the innovative way the group plans to get the audience “more involved in the creation of art,” says Maury Okun, executive director of Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings.


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Anders Ruhwald at Saarinen House: The Anatomy of a Home| cfile.daily

Anders Ruhwald- Saarinen HouseCranbrook Art Museum in the News

If there is an impossible venue for site-specific art, it is the Saarinen House on the campus of the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. It’s known as a “total work of art” for a reason; the Finnish-American architect Eliel Saarinen attended to every inch of the house, down to the block printed linen placemats that are his design. However, for his first solo museum exhibition in North America, Danish ceramist Anders Ruhwald installed seven site-sensitive objects in the Saarinen House. The Anatomy of a Home (May 1 – October 31, 2013) explored the interpersonal relationships of the Saarinen family, including the father-son dynamic between Eliel and Eero Saarinen.


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Cranbrook Art Show Examines the Process of Thinking | The Oakland Press

Cranbrook Art Museum in the NewsMy Brain Is In My Inkstand

It’s believed that most people favor either the “logical” left hemisphere of their brains or the “creative” right hemisphere of their brains.Cranbrook Institute of Art combines the two in its upcoming exhibit, “My Brain Is in My Inkstand: Drawing as Thinking and Process,” curated by Nina Samuel.


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Detroit News Highlights Michigan Modern Lecture Series

Cranbrook Art Museum in the NewsMichigan Modern

This Sunday kicks off our new five-part lecture series welcoming back several speakers from the groundbreaking Michigan Modern™: Design that Shaped America symposium held at Cranbrook in June. We will host a lecture at Cranbrook Art Museum every Sunday at 4pm until the exhibition closes on Oct. 13. All lectures will be held at deSalle […]


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Watch Michigan Modern on FOX 2 Detroit

Cranbrook Art Museum in the NewsMichigan Modern

Brian Conway, State Historic Preservation Officer, discusses the Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America exhibition currently on display at Cranbrook Art Museum.


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Quirky Art Exhibits Spiff Up The Dog Days Of Summer | The Detroit News

Anders Ruhwald- Saarinen HouseCranbrook Art Museum in the News

The Detroit News takes at look at the current Anders Ruhwald exhibition at Sarrinen House, saying, "it’s up to you to decide whether Ruhwald’s esthetic challenges or highlights the restrained elegance Saarinen House is famous for."


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“Michigan Modern’ At Cranbrook Academy Of Art Celebrates State’s Design Legacy” | Huffington Post

Cranbrook Art Museum in the NewsMichigan Modern

While Michigan makers have produced some of the iconic work that shaped the 20th century modernism movement, a robust design legacy isn’t commonly associated with the state. Now, a new exhibit seeks to tell the story of the state’s contributions, from architecture to furniture and, of course, cars.


Tagged: "Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America", Huffington Post

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