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“Show of Hands” Caroline Del Giudice Solo Exhibition Features Sculpture with An Attitude

Show of Hands is Caroline Del Giudice’s solo exhibition featuring sculpture that emphasizes the mechanized qualities of post-cyberspace and surveillance capitalism, fusing the disembodied online experience with tangible Emoji hands symbolism. Caroline Del Giudice is a mixed-media artist and fabricator based in Detroit, Michigan. In 2020, she completed her Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture at […]

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Ayana Love’s “Space” takes her ‘To Be Human EP’ into the Beyond

The single, “Space,” is premiering below from Ayana Love’s To Be Human EP, exists as a climax within the project as a whole. In her own words she explained, “Quite literally, [with this project] I’m giving myself the ‘Space’ to get to know myself more, and to be the well-rounded artist and woman that I […]

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James Oscar Lee Solo Exhibition “Plodded Account” Opens January 12th

James Oscar Lee’s solo exhibition, Plodded Account, presents his most recent series of paintings which cinematically interact with one another in a way to tell a broader narrative: a drawn out address; a recollection of events.  James Oscar Lee is a Detroit-based painter and visual artist. His colorful abstract style and large-scale paintings are layered […]

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“SECONDARY FRUIT BOWL” BY LINDSAY FARRIS FEATURED IN DAVID KLEIN WINDOWS

On November 2nd, artist and designer Lindsay Farris will debut two window installations entitled, “Secondary Fruit Bowl” at David Klein Gallery Detroit, curated by PLAYGROUND DETROIT. These ‘3-D paintings’ will be on view to the public alongside the upcoming exhibition, Stories Better Told by Others by Liz Cohen. The concept for Farris’ installation was something she had […]

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ELYSIA VANDENBUSSCHE SOLO EXHIBITION, “RELATIONS BETWEEN” OPENS JUNE 16TH

PLAYGROUND DETROIT presents Relations Between featuring multi-disciplinary artist Elysia Vandenbussche. The exhibit explores and breaks boundaries of traditional crafts, the concept of a canvas, and skill combined with intuition through her porcelain wall installations on June 16th from 6-9pm with a Members-only VIP preview hour from 5-6PM. On view through July 14th. “I’m really interested […]

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DETROIT RENAISSANCE MAN SHEEFY MCFLY TO RELEASE ‘MURALS’ ALBUM ON MAY 6TH

It’s nearly impossible to be an arts enthusiast in Detroit without hearing the name Sheefy McFly. A dapper native oozing Detroit style, this visual and recording artist has bestowed a bountiful body of projects to date which span from his visual art, hip hop and electronic music and event production for over ten years.  An […]

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PLAYGROUND DETROIT PRESENTS KATAI WITH “MOKSHA” FILM SCREENING & EXHIBITION

“Katai captures what can be called ‘contemporary counter-culture’ seen through the use of subtle color, imagination, and intent. Heavily inspired by ancient eastern spirituality he addresses modern day concerns with the use of photography, cinematography, and digital manipulation. Katai explores concepts such as identity, propaganda, and meditation with a reactionary method of creation, resulting in […]

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PLAYGROUND PRESENTS FEATURED ARTIST PATRICK ETHEN WITH FIRST SOLO EXHIBITION “LIGHT WORKS”

PLAYGROUND DETROIT is pleased to present artist and designer Patrick Ethen in his first solo exhibition on Friday, February 12th. His work has been previously seen as large installation sculptures at various events such as Detroit’s internationally-renowned Movement Electronic Music Festival. He describes the collection of pieces he has created for Light Works as “pseudo-spiritual […]

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PLAYGROUND DETROIT PRESENTS FEATURED ARTIST DESSISLAVA TERZIEVA

PLAYGROUND DETROIT is pleased to present multi-media artist Dessislava Terzieva in her first solo exhibition on Tuesday, November 10th. Terzieva’s installation has transformed The Playground into “A gift shop of an ancient cathedral that was owned by a revolutionary hoarder” additionally inspired by “drug busts (the layout of confiscated items), alternative/family owned dollar stores ([dis]organized chaos) and the motor […]

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THE DREAM IS NOW EXHIBITION FEATURING PAULA SCHUBATIS’ & HER STUDENTS ARTWORK

Fine artist & Detroit Community High School Teacher Paula Schubatis presents “The Dream Is Now,” an exhibition featuring her own work as well as the collaborative artwork that her students and her have made together. Schubatis is showcasing her large-scale installations in the old theater space on the third floor of The Carr Center. The […]

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