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Painting by Diana Al-Hadid at CCAD.

Diana Al-Hadid’s Balancing Act

by Brian Miller on Sep 16, 2014

Complex Sculptures Explore Space and Time Diana Al-Hadid’s multi-tiered and gravity-defying sculptures suggest time, space, human presence and absence. Simultaneously earthy and otherworldly, Al-Hadid’s work reverberates with architectural and natural … Continue reading

Photo by artist Pipo Nguyen-duy

Images of Vietnam: A Future Beyond War

by Brian Miller on Jun 5, 2014

The Vietnam War was a tragedy for the United States – a failed policy costing thousands of lives. But Vietnam suffered an ordeal of greater proportion, losing a good part … Continue reading

Bank vault at Morton Hotel in Grand Rapids

Site:Lab in Grand Rapids

by Stafford Smith on Jun 5, 2014

“F**k, I don’t want an elevator pitch. It’s different every time,” asserted Paul Amenta, founder of Site:Lab. I had just made the faux pas of asking him to sum up … Continue reading

Coronal Mass Ejection by Scott Hocking at the Mattress Factory

Detroit: Artists in Residence @ the Mattress Factory

by Robert Raczka on May 7, 2014

Detroit, in the news as of late for a now-familiar litany of urban blight, bankruptcy, and slashed services, seems to be forging a new oddly fashionable identity for itself as … Continue reading

Art Shorts & Hopper Picks

Installation by Lauren Yeager

Annmarie Suglio, Paracelsus, Lauren Yeager and Nikki Woods @ the sunroom

Elena Harvey Collins


During the last days of summer, the sunroom has played host to a series of installations that explore the potential of domestic space as a platform for exhibiting art. A new project organized by Cleveland-based curator Thea Spittle, the sunroom … Continue reading

Hats painted in oil on canvas by painter Timothy van Laar at Re:View Contemporary Gallery in Detroit, Michigan

Timothy van Laar @ Re:View Contemporary Gallery

Ron Scott


Under the direction of Simone DeSousa since 2008, Re:View Contemporary Gallery in the heart of midtown Detroit opened its fall season with a solo exhibition by Timothy van Laar. A native Michigan artist, critic and scholar, Mr. van Laar attended … Continue reading

Contemporary Glass by Leno Tagliapietra

Flying Glass

Jonathan Rinck


If American glass megastar Dale Chihuly calls him, “… perhaps the greatest glassblower in the world,” you know he has to be pretty good. No need to take Chihuly at his word, because now visitors to the Toledo Museum of … Continue reading

Cleveland Institute of Art - Lunch on Friday - Panel Discusion

On Art Writing – Panel – April 11, 2014 @ CIA


4.4.14 partners with the Cleveland Institute of Art on for a panel discussion, On Art Writing, on Friday April 11, 2014. A vital economy requires a dynamic creative community, which in turn needs an engaged discourse to support it. The … Continue reading

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