Valentine’s Day isn’t all about flowers and chocolate — especially if you’re at Detroit’s “Dirty Show” this weekend, where art meets erotica.
Lately, “The Z” has captured all the buzz – a massive, ten-story, “Z”-shaped parking structure, retail center, and art gallery which recently opened its doors to the public last week. Personally, I believe the most impressive features of this structure are the paint-covered interior walls, showcasing the work of twenty-seven international artists who worked day and night to make this vision a reality. A team of local filmmakers – including Sean “Seabright” Jackson, Jon Braue, and Joe Talbot – had the opportunity to capture an amazing series of moments.
This weekend, Detroit will be receiving some national attention in yet another marquee event. When you’re watching The Grammy Awards, Sunday night on CBS 62, pay close attention to the commercials. Red Bull will be running a commercial – on a national level – showcasing their “Red Bull House Of Art,” located right here in the heart of Detroit.
The sculpture was reportedly erected by a wealthy man sending a not-so-subtle message to his ex-wife. Click to see it!
A 17th-century painting was spotted in a dark corner at Oakland University’s Meadow Brook Hall.
The art and design-oriented College for Creative Studies in Detroit and business-oriented Walsh College in Troy are collaborating to offer business courses to undergraduate CCS students on CCS’s campuses beginning this fall.
The General Motors Foundation is donating $50,000 to the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit to help boost art education programs.
An area in Detroit that was once overrun with trash and wild dogs is shaping up to be a first-rate urban art installation.
The museum says they’ll take legal action if needed to block any potential sale of works from its collection as part of Detroit’s municipal bankruptcy filing.
An Urban Art Instillation along Grand River Ave. in Detroit is drawing a lot of attention.