Announcing Four New Exhibitions Opening This Fall at Cranbrook Art Museum

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Skilled Labor: Black Realism in DetroitLeRoy Foster: Solo ShowCarl Toth: Reordering FictionsAsh Arder: Flesh TonesAll Exhibitions Open October 28, 2023ArtMembers Preview Party October 27, 2023Top Left: LeRoy Foster, The Hero, oil on Masonite, Courtesy: Dr. Darnell and Shirley A. Kaigler. Top Right: Senghor Reid, Make Way for Tomorrow, 2022, oil on canvas. Courtesy the artist. Bottom Left: Carl Toth, Untitled, 1980-83. Color xerographic collage. Collection of the Toth Family. Image courtesy Andrea Eis. Bottom Right: Ash Arder, Untitled (Fisher’s Body 04), 2023. Courtesy the artist.This fall, Cranbrook Art Museum will open a series of original exhibitions that examine the importance of legacy within the artistic community of Detroit by showcasing artists of the city’s past, present and future – while identifying the threads that connect them across generations. The museum will also highlight the career of a former Artist-in-Residence of Cranbrook Academy of Art, whose work and teaching inspired hundreds of students over his 40-year career. “This ...

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Sonya Clark’s ‘Healing Memorial’ returns to Detroit with Cranbrook exhibit | Metro Times

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Artist-Designed Miniature Golf Course at Cranbrook Art Museum Returns for a Second Season with Two New Holes

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“Cranbrook on the Green” opens to the public on May 24, 2023Family playing the Bertoia Bronze hole at Cranbrook on the Green, Summer 2022. Photo by PD Rearick.Bloomfield Hills, Mich., April 18, 2023 -- Cranbrook Art Museum is pleased to announce that it is bringing back its artist-designed miniature golf course for the 2023 summer season by popular demand – with the addition of two new holes!Members of the Cranbrook community (students, alumni, past and present faculty and staff) were asked to submit ideas for new hole designs that were inspired by a Cranbrook site, story, or alumni. All submissions were reviewed by a blind jury, who selected two new concepts. The winning concepts are:New Hole 1: Glassy GreenCranbrook Academy of Art student Katie Mongoven was inspired by the windows of the Cranbrook Dining Hall on the Cranbrook campus of Cranbrook Kingswood Upper School. Designed by Eliel Saarinen in 1929 each window ...

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Cranbrook art show features works of creators on the rise | Detroit Free Press

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Cranbrook Art Museum Announces It Will Premiere New Exhibition Sonya Clark: We Are Each Other This Summer

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Exhibition Dates: June 17, 2023–September 24, 2023 ArtMember Preview: June 16, 2023Travels to High Museum of Art in Atlanta and Museum of Arts and Design in New York City in late 2023–2024Clockwise from top left: (1) Sonya Clark with Beaded Prayers Project, 1999–present. (2) Hair Craft Project Hairstyles, 2014. (3) Participant in Reconstruction Exercise, 2019. Installation view: The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Courtesy of the artist. (4) Sonya Clark at work on Finding Freedom, 2019-20. (5) Finding Freedom, 2019-20. Installation view: Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College. Courtesy of the artist. (6) Participant in The Healing Memorial project in Detroit, 2020. Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Feb. 15, 2023 – This summer, Cranbrook Art Museum will debut the new exhibition Sonya Clark: We Are Each Other, a mid-career survey of the pioneering fiber artist that will bring together her large-scale community-centered and participatory projects for the first time. It opens at Cranbrook Art Museum on June 17, ...

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The National Endowment for the Arts Awards Cranbrook Art Museum Grant for Upcoming Cuban Mid-Century Design Project

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Cranbrook Educational Community is pleased to announce Cranbrook Art Museum has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to receive a Grants for Arts Projects award of $50,000. This funding will help support the research and curation of an upcoming exhibition examining Cuban mid-twentieth-century design. The grant is one of 1,251 Grants for Arts Projects awards totaling nearly $28.8 million that were announced by the NEA last week as part of its first round of fiscal year 2023 grants. “The National Endowment for the Arts is proud to support arts projects in communities nationwide,” said NEA Chair Maria Rosario Jackson, PhD. “Projects such as this one with Cranbrook Art Museum strengthen arts and cultural ecosystems, provide equitable opportunities for arts participation and practice, and contribute to the health of our communities and our economy." “We are grateful for the continued support of the NEA,” said Laura Mott, Chief Curator of Cranbrook Art Museum. “This funding ...

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Having some fun linking a sculpture to gardening | The Detroit News

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Scott Hocking leads trio of Detroit artists in new Cranbrook exhibit | The Detroit News

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Detroit Artist Bakpak Durden Shines In This Season of Exhibits At Cranbrook Art Museum | BLAC Detroit

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Cranbrook Art Museum Announces First Museum Retrospective of Detroit-based Artist Scott Hocking

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Scott Hocking, Ziggurat East Summer 2, 2008. Installation at Fisher Body Plant 21, Detroit, Michigan. Archival ink jet print, 33 x 49.5 inches; Ed. of 11. Courtesy the artistScott Hocking: Detroit Stories Opens November 5, 2022Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Oct. 17, 2022 -- This fall, Cranbrook Art Museum will host the first museum retrospective of the Detroit-based artist Scott Hocking, whose long career of work spans sculpture and installation, and photography and video.Hocking has been living and working in Detroit for more than 25 years and is known for repurposing existing materials and found objects, which he uses in site-specific projects that delve into local histories and conditions of place.In the 2000s, Hocking gained international attention for his series of works in Detroit, where he assembled large-scale sculptures from the surrounding debris such as a giant egg-shaped sculpture made from stacking hundreds of pieces of slab marble found at Michigan Central ...

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