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How does one feel new? Refreshed. Ready for anything. Relieved of stress and cleared of psychic garbage. This notion of resetting seems ubiquitous in a consumer-oriented, youth obsessed culture, where good feelings are in high demand.
There are stars exploding around you, and there’s nothing, nothing you can do.
The group with whom I entered the dark gallery grew restless quickly. The nine-channel video projection that wrapped around the walls depicted empty rooms in an old decrepit house.
Entering Kreft Center Gallery at Concordia University in Ann Arbor, one is immediately enveloped by clean white walls dotted uniformly with pops of color. The gallery feels cohesive and strictly controlled.
When you’re just out of Georgetown University with a graduate degree in art history and the financial world has imploded, what do you do? Monica Bowman opened a gallery, The Butcher’s Daughter, in a suburb of Detroit and started selling art to a local market.
In a way, money might be an odd topic for an art exhibition. Coins and bills are such an everyday part of our lives that we rarely contemplate them. American currency is rather plain and rarely changes, so why would we notice it?