See Through: Mirrors and Windows in Twentieth Century Photography, open to the public at the University of Michigan Museum Of Art, makes use of reflective and transparent surfaces to create perspectives and to expand the range of the photos’ possible meanings.
In a self-reflective move, on May 12 the University of Michigan’s Museum of Art opened the exhibition Unrecorded: Reimagining Artist Identities in Africa.
Ann Arbor civic leaders Philip and Kathy Power have created the Power Family Program for Inuit Art at the University of Michigan Museum of Art. Building on the Power family’s legacy of advancing awareness and appreciation of art created by the Inuit – indigenous people living in the Arctic – the generous gift is the largest to UMMA during the Victors for Michigan campaign and includes the family’s collection of more than 200 stone sculptures and prints.
There’s no need for genius to go unappreciated. There’s a way to avoid someone being “ahead of their time.” The opportunity to appreciate artists IN their time, in the here and now, can be utilized with an amount of curiosity and follow-through–that is, to follow, or encounter, or discover, if you will, the local arts scene. Threads wants to