Stories tagged: "art"

Robin Frohardt, creator of the Plastic Bag Store, holds plastic bag roses at the art installation, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023 in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Plastic Bag Store is a custom-built public art installation and film experience designed to encourage visitors to think more about the enduring impact of single-use plastics. The store features shelves stocked with items such as meat, toiletries and cakes—all made from single-use plastics taken from streets and garbage dumps. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
PHOTOS: This Grocery Store in Ann Arbor is Created Entirely From Plastic Bags

A grocery store featuring thousands of faux food items made entirely from discarded plastic bags opens Tuesday to the public, an artist's non-edible creation calling attention to the dangers of plastic waste.

Visitors file past at the Van Gogh painting "Une Liseuse De Romans", also known as "The Novel Reader", during the Van Gogh in America exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, in Detroit. (Andy Morrison/Detroit News via AP)
Judge: Detroit Museum ‘Blameless’ in Van Gogh Dispute

On Thursday, a judge heard arguments over control of the painting—saying he hoped the dispute could be settled without entangling the Detroit Institute of Arts. There was no immediate decision about the future of the painting, which is still on loan to the museum as part of a rare van Gogh exhibition.

A 2013 ArtPrize submission called "Kaleidoscopic" by Amanda Browder. (Experience Grand Rapids via Facebook)
Eye on the Prize: 9 Past ArtPrize Winners on Display in Grand Rapids

ArtPrize in Grand Rapids is a cherished time to soak in some of the finest contemporary art on the planet. This year’s competition lasts 18 days—but some of the best submissions from years past can be found on display all year round across Grand Rapids. 

AP Photo/Duane Burleson
10 Feel-Good Michigan Stories We Loved in 2021

From Michigan team victories to inspirational acts of service, these cheery moments are sure to spread holiday cheer.

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These 8 Creative Solutions for Michigan Snow will Get You through the Winter

Is the snow piling up? Try using your excess snow to make frozen art or recipes.

Detroit artist and muralist Sydney G. James poses in front of one of the pieces from "Watch Me Work—Portraits of Self" series, currently on exhibition at the M Contemporary Art Gallery in Ferndale.
11 Michigan Artists You Should Know in 2021

These contemporary artists are pure Michigan—through birth, education, or migration—and their IG pages are ones to watch.

Detroiter Sydney G. James will create and install Detroit's newest art installation.
‘The Girl with the D Earring’ Mural Coming to Midtown Detroit

The nine-story mural will be prominently featured in the city’s New Center Area and bring new life to an empty edifice.