michiganavemag.com - Culture https://michiganavemag.com/ Street Artist Stinkfish Returns to Vertical Gallery for His Second U.S. Solo Show https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25502/Street-Artist-Stinkfish-Returns-to-Vertical-Gallery-for-His-Second-U-S-Solo-Show With a new show at Vertical Gallery, global graffiti star Stinkfish deepens his tie to the city that bears his psychedelic stamp.
Turning everyday scenes into dreamscapes of kinetic colo…
Tue, 28 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400
Rock out with This Trio of Can't-Miss Summer Concerts https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25507/Rock-out-with-This-Trio-of-Cant-Miss-Summer-Concerts Electropop and EDM have a good run recently, but what’s summer without a roaring Stratocaster in your ear? Here, three concerts that deliver a six-string fix.
Ezra Koenig of Vampir…
Mon, 13 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400
Q&A: Tarell Alvin McCraney On Starring in Steppenwolf's 'Ms. Blakk for President' https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25467/Q-A-Tarell-Alvin-McCraney-On-Starring-in-Steppenwolfs-Ms-Blakk-for-President Academy Award winner and Steppenwolf Theatre ensemble member Tarell Alvin McCraney makes a riotous return to the stage in the world premiere of the hyper-relevant Ms. Blakk for President. Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 How Architecture Critic Paul Goldberger Reconsiders the Ballpark in His Latest Tome https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25497/How-Architecture-Critic-Paul-Goldberger-Reconsiders-the-Ballpark-in-His-Latest-Tome A new look at ballparks proves that the design of the sport’s hallowed homes is as engaging as the game itself. Photo courtesy of Alfred A. Knopf Paul Goldberger has spilled volumes of… Wed, 08 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 MCA Chief Curator Michael Darling Talks Virgil Abloh: Figures of Speech https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25495/MCA-Chief-Curator-Michael-Darling-Talks-Virgil-Abloh-Figures-of-Speech Renaissance man of the moment Virgil Abloh gets his due with a wide-ranging showcase at the MCA.
Virgil Abloh (Photo: Katrina Wittkamp/courtesy of the MCA) The unconventional ascent of V…
Mon, 06 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400
The Driehaus Museum Ushers in Its Contemporary Art Series with Yinka Shonibare CBE https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25452/The-Driehaus-Museum-Ushers-in-Its-Contemporary-Art-Series-with-Yinka-Shonibare-CBE Known for its Gilded Age glamour, the Driehaus Museum embraces its edgy side with an envelope-pushing new contemporary art program.
“Party Time: Re-imagine America” (2008/9),…
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 03:00:00 -0400
Retro Chic Abounds at the Chicago History Museum's Latest Exhibition https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25433/Retro-Chic-Abounds-at-the-Chicago-History-Museums-Latest-Exhibition The Chicago History Museum’s latest big-ticket exhibition showcases the inextricable connection between cinema, couture and cultural identity.
Light gray evening ensemble by Valent…
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 02:00:00 -0400
Go for a Supernatural Trip with Someoddpilot's Splashy Book, 'Space Becomes You' https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25424/Go-for-a-Supernatural-Trip-with-Someoddpilots-Splashy-Book-Space-Becomes-You Chicago creatives Someoddpilot ponder life’s big questions to inspirational effect with a transcendental new tome.
Space Becomes You from Someoddpilot Neon pyramids, three-faced hu…
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 02:00:00 -0500
The Architecture & Designs Showcases to See This Season https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25423/The-Architecture-Designs-Showcases-to-See-This-Season In Plano, an icon opens its doors to winter; in the city, A-list architecture exhibits abound.
Hubert Hoffmann, “boltless shelf,” dismountable bookshelf, prototype “Ste…
Thu, 28 Feb 2019 02:00:00 -0500
The MCA Spotlights Pioneering Photographer Laurie Simmons with a Must-Catch Solo Show https://michiganavemag.com/culture-post/25408/The-MCA-Spotlights-Pioneering-Photographer-Laurie-Simmons-with-a-Must-Catch-Solo-Show As timely now as in 1976, art photographer Laurie Simmons’ pioneering perspective on gender and femininity makes for must-see viewing.
Laurie Simmons, Pushing Lipstick (Spotlight),…
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 02:00:00 -0500