The artist Nick Cave, whose Soundsuit sculptures have become something of a fixture in contemporary art, will spearhead an expansive exhibition in Detroit beginning this summer that will consist predominantly of public performances and events throughout the metropolitan area. The show, called “Here Hear,” will be more or less headquartered at the Cranbrook Art Museum in the Detroit suburb of Bloomfield Hills–Cave graduated from the Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1989.
Get ready Detroit, Nick Cave is coming for you—Soundsuits in tow. For the next seven months, the Cranbrook Art Museum and the greater city of Detroit will play host to the artist’s most ambitious project to date. Mr. Cave, a 1989 graduate of the Cranbrook Academy of Art, will return to the city this spring to launch a museum exhibition of massive scope, titled “Nick Cave: Here Hear,” which will also include a series of free city-wide public performances and staged events beginning in April and running through October.
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A new exhibit opens March 14 at Cranbrook Art Museum, featuring the jewelry designed by Harry Bertoia, one of the Cranbrook Academy of Art’s most illustrious alumni and one of a cadre of artists educated at Cranbrook during the 1930s and ’40s who influenced American design in the mid-20th century. A new exhibition running March […]
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. — The centuries-old tradition of the Wunderkammer is enjoying a resurgence of late, with cabinets of curiosities on display from the Chazen Museum of Art to Gagosian Gallery, and vitrine artists like Edmund de Waal and Joseph Beuys being hailed as champions of the medium.
Cranbrook Art Museum's Curator of Contemporary Art and Design Laura Mott discusses what elements make a great art exhibition, her favorite Andy Warhol designed album cover and more on the art and culture blog SLICE Ann Arbor.
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The Knight Foundation announced on Monday that Cranbrook Art Museum will receive a matching grant of $150,000 to mount the ambitious project. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation’s Knight Arts Challenge funds ideas that engage and enrich Detroit through the arts.
Listen to Cranbrook Art Museum's Curator of Contemporary Art and Design, Laura Mott, discuss how Andy Warhol used the album cover as a consistent medium throughout his entire career.
For an artist whose work ultimately commanded millions of dollars, Andy Warhol also, and quite deliberately, created original work accessible to ordinary people — in the form of record album covers. This democratic side of the great pop artist is on view at the Cranbrook Art Museum starting Saturday in “Warhol on Vinyl: The Record […]
BLOOMFIELD HILLS — The banana. The zipper. Along with his Marilyn Monroe portrait and the Campbell Soup cans, Andy Warhol’s album covers have their own place in the pop-art pantheon. The Cranbrook Art Museum is kicking off what it says is the most comprehensive exhibition of authenticated Warhol record covers to date — including three […]
You probably already know about the iconic Velvet Underground “banana” cover, but artist Andy Warhol actually designed sleeves for many other artists as well. This month, Cranbrook Art Museum will host Warhol On Vinyl: The Record Covers, 1949-1987+, which exhibits dozens of record sleeves designed by the artist. The collection, a recent gift to the […]
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