Careful curating and an optimistic take on Detroit’s contemporary condition drew the Chicago Tribune’s attention to Detroit, USA: Material, Site, Narrative.
Careful curating and an optimistic take on Detroit’s contemporary condition drew the Chicago Tribune’s attention to Detroit, USA: Material, Site, Narrative.
September 21

Sullivan Galleries’ Detroit, USA Is Something to Get Excited About

September 21, 2012—On Sunday, September 16, the Chicago Tribune’s guest critic Claudine Ise selected Detroit, USA: Material, Site, Narrative at SAIC’s Sullivan Galleries for her full-page fall arts preview, 10 things to get excited about in Chicago’s bountiful art scene.” Her article on page 6 of the Arts and Entertainment section highlights the exhibition’s depiction of Detroit as a flourishing and inclusive cultural community, offering optimistic alternatives to portrayals of Detroit as “an emblem for the American city in decline." The exhibition—which features a range of work emphasizing a commitment to collaborative and community-centered projects within Detroit’s art community—remains on view through January 5.