Jan. 24 2019
The acclaimed Charles Pollock and Frank Cassara murals of Lansing's John Dye Water Conditioning Plant’s main lobby are not the only works stored in the Art Deco inspired building. In the plant’s...
'Very difficult decision;' search begins immediately
Jan. 10 2019
Taking over the entire museum for several weeks, “The Transported Man” ran the gamut from a jaw-dropping upside-down, lifesized elephant sculpture by Daniel Firman to a tent full of real, flashing...
Jan. 3 2019
The freshly minted year of 2019 holds a lot of promise for the Greater Lansing arts and entertainment scene. Yes, the end of December is painfully dull as things go dormant for the holidays. Nobody wants...
Dec. 27 2018
A year’s worth of artistic progress in a capital city is not easily summed up. There are many things I will likely miss, not only because so much has happened, but also because this issue marks the...
Dec. 20 2018
A haunting collection of smells, a real ant colony that moonlights as a DJ, an edible blob, a car that emits feathers and many other provocative wonders are packed into the latest big exhibit at MSU’s...
Curated, but cozy
Nov. 29 2018
What other gallery would feature an array of enigmatic little canvases dotted with magnified (yet still tiny) pollen grains? There’s something almost subversive about putting high-concept art like...
Nov. 22 2018
Attendees will stroll the museum galleries privately open for partygoers, dine on locally sourced cuisine and are encouraged to dawn vintage ‘20s attire
Robert Park loses case, ordered to take down art
Nov. 15 2018
Despite calling the Blue Loop art, Clinton County District Judge Michael Clarizio ruled it violated the township’s junk ordinance. Park faces a $250 fine and a court order to rid his property of...
Nov. 15 2018
“A collection of artists, critics, donors and more gather for the opening,” Roznowski said. “A harried curator welcomes the audience to the opening and then sets the audience free to...
Ravishing new mural an instant Old Town icon
Nov. 1 2018
Last Wednesday, Albuquerque-based artist Nanibah Chacon was perched in a cherry picker, dabbing yellow highlights onto a matrix of enormous strawberry drupelets. The wall, on the south side of Polka Dots...
Oct. 25 2018
The festivities include excursions into the unknown , with psychic astrological readings, as well as fortune-telling for those who dare to discover their destiny. These otherworldly activities will be...
House of red hats
Oct. 18 2018
Longtime arts patron Selma Hollander, who died in August at age 101, donated millions to Michigan State University, along with her husband, marketing Professor Stanley Hollander. One of her last big donations...
Sept. 27 2018
At the Fledge, Pruett plans on exhibiting 60 signs, including one that says, “If we’re all equal, why don’t 50 percent of you want to say ‘Hello’ or ‘Good Morning?’...
Broad Museum exhibit shines a light on Charles Pollock and his times
Sept. 20 2018
Charles Pollock was a master of color and form in his own right, a questing mind, a meticulous teacher and a great dancer to boot, but he was used to being introduced as the brother of Jackson. Far from...
Sept. 20 2018
Gwen Frostic’s simple artwork representing Michigan’s natural world is easily recognizable. Drawn in by subtle colors found in nature, her forest creatures and plants are printed on everything...