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Detroit Art Institute

Are Basquiat's Brooklyn Notebooks and Kahlo's Painful Detroit Experience of Any Artistic Value?

Rodrigo Cañete | Posted 06.07.2015 | Arts
Rodrigo Cañete

I believe that Diego Rivera's and Frida Kahlo's frescoes, currently at the Detroit Institute of Arts and Jean Michel Basquiat; The Unknown Notebooks, currently at the Brooklyn Museum since last Friday, are examples of a curatorial trend in which the life of the artists is transformed into the source of artistic value of the art displayed.

Former Professor Offers $5 Million To Help Protect Detroit's Art

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 12.06.2013 | Arts

DETROIT (AP) — A former Detroit university professor is pledging $5 million, hoping it will spark a wildfire of private financial support to protect...

Help Celebrate A Day For Detroit's Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.15.2013 | Arts

A group of over 20 art bloggers have rallied together today to proclaim August 14, 2013 "A Day For Detroit." The collaborative effort aims to raise aw...

Keep the DIA Open

Paul Ruth | Posted 09.12.2012 | Detroit
Paul Ruth

I can remember going to the Detroit Institute of Arts for the first time on a school trip. Art plays an important role in free society. Art is seeing what isn't there, and art education provides creative thinking skills.