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Art Exhibit at Prentis Showcases 1950s-60s Detroit

Paul Adams with his print of the old J.L. Hudson building in Detroit. (Jerry Zolynsky) Paul Adams provided 17 prints, and Harvey Singer paid for the framing through a fund in memory of his son, David Aaron Singer, administered by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. Paul Adams and Harvey Singer were business associates before they became friends. An interest in art has remained ...

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Climate change art exhibition coming to metro Detroit

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (WXYZ) — Fourteen artists will feature their works of art at an exhibition that focuses on climate change and the environment.The 'Environmentally Speaking' exhibition will take place on January 16 at the Janice Charach Gallery located at the Jewish Community Center at 6600 W. Maple Road in West Bloomfield. The exhibition will run through March 3, 2022.Michigan artist and curator Laura ...

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$200 M. from Sports Mogul’s Fortune Heads to New York, Detroit Museums – ARTnews.com

A foundation established in Buffalo, New York, by the late American sports magnate Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. will put $200 million toward funding Upstate New York and Detroit. As part of the commitment, the foundation is allocating $60 million over a 10-year period to a new endowment. That endowment will provide annual funding in amounts between $100,000 and $500,000 for 13 of the largest ...

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Kadima Benefit Showcases Art | The Detroit Jewish News

(Kadima/YouTube) The event will feature a year’s worth of visual art Kadima members have created through the Creative Expressions Program. Kadima’s 2021 Frame of Mind Benefit and Arts Showcase will be held 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19, at the Michigan Opera Theatre. The event will feature a year’s worth of visual art Kadima members have created through the Creative Expressions Program. There will be ...

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The Detroit Institute of Arts Commissioned a Mural for the Local Police Department. Amid Backlash, the Artist Who Made It Wants It Gone

A piece of public art sponsored by the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) and installed at a local police station has fomented a wave of controversy among artists, activists, and others. Now, the artist behind the work wants it removed. The artwork, a vinyl print pasted on the facade of a police department in the Detroit suburb of Sterling Heights, depicts a group of ...

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Detroit Institute of Arts Faces Controversy Over Police Mural – ARTnews.com

This past weekend, the Detroit Institute of Arts received pushback after it unveiled a mural at the police department of nearby suburb Sterling Heights. After the museum posted images of the painting on social media last week, artists and activists accused the DIA of being “pro-cop.” The museum said that the mural—an enlarged vinyl version of a 2018 painting—had been created with the “input” ...

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Detroit Institute of Arts Board Members Resign – ARTnews.com

Amid controversies related to the Detroit Institute of Arts’s leadership, seven members of the museum’s board have resigned from their posts. According to the Art Newspaper, the members’ departure follows the leaking of a recording of a board meeting from November in which lawyers hired to investigate the conduct of DIA director Salvador Salort-Pons revealed the ways his behavior had allegedly contributed to a ...

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Several trustees resign from board of Detroit Institute of Arts as it reaffirms steps to monitor its besieged management

A gallery at the Detroit Institute of Arts featuring frescoes by Diego Rivera In a sign of deepening dissent at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), seven members of its board have resigned amid a controversy over the leadership of the museum's director, Salvador Salort-Pons. He has been accused of dictatorial behaviour and an insensitivity to race and gender in managing the museum.In a ...

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Art Industry News: A Leaked Tape Reveals How an ‘Autocratic’ Director Led to a Meltdown at the Detroit Institute of Arts + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Monday, March 15. NEED-TO-READ Leon Black in Talks to Step Back From MoMA – Leon Black is reportedly in discussions with New York’s Museum of Modern Art about stepping back as chairman of the board amid ...

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