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Ariana Gallery

Ariana Gallery: Whimsical animal-themed jewelry designs by Link Wachler, figurative ceramic sculptures by Pamela Day, paintings by Jack Kevorkian, graffiti art by Sinister, and repurposed sculptures by Ronald Stawisz are on display.

119 S. Main St., Royal Oak; 248-546-8810, arianagallery.com; arianagallery.com.

 

Artcite

A is for… is Amin Rehman’s solo show in which he explores neo-colonialism. Alternating between oil and canvas and neon signs, Rehman uses short texts to evoke global realities and personal experiences. Oct. 19 through Nov 24.

109 University Ave. W., Windsor; 519-977-6564; artcite.ca.

 

Art Gallery of Windsor (AGW)

Art for Canada: An Illustrated History is the gallery’s ongoing exhibition featuring a changing selection of historic Canadian artwork.

401 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor, Ontario; 519-977-0013; artgalleryofwindsor.com.

 

Artspace II

An oil painting exhibit by Esteban Chavez, featuring his interpretation of various Detroit landmarks.

303 E. Maple, Birmingham; 248-258-1540; artspace2.com/artspace2.

 

Belian Art Center

• Paintings by Georg Vihos are on display from through mid November.

• Functional and decorative pottery designs by Zabel Belian are on exhibit.

5980 Rochester Rd., Troy; 248-828-1001, belianart.com.

 

Biddle Gallery

Made in the Mitten is the gallery’s ongoing exhibit featuring paintings, pottery, glass, jewelry, ceramics, furniture, home and fashion accessories by more than 100 Michigan artists.

2840 Biddle Ave., Wyandotte; 734-281-4779, biddlegallery.com.

 

Cranbrook Art Museum

George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, Teacher is an exhibit with more than 120 3-D works and 50-plus historical documents by one of the most influential American designers of the 20th century. Through Oct. 14.

39221 Woodward, Bloomfield Hills; 248-645-3300; cranbrookart.edu/museum.

 

Brown and Juanita C. Ford Art Gallery

Urbane Construction, a collection of Allie McGhee’s large, expressive paintings. Through Nov. 17. 

1001 W. Fort St., Detroit; 313-496-2634, wcccd.edu/about/gallery_history.htm.

 

David Klein Gallery

Best known for her project Bodyshop, performing artist, Cranbrook instructor, and photographer Liz Cohen displays her work. Nov. 3-Dec. 8.

163 Townsend, Birmingham; 248-433-3700, dkgallery.com.

 

Detroit Artists Market

Art for the Holidays, the annual sales market with something to appeal to almost every taste.  Nov. 9-Dec. 22.

4719 Woodward, Detroit; 313-832-8540, detroitartistsmarket.org.

 

Detroit Institute of Arts

Fabergé: The Rise and Fall, The Collection of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts features more than 200 precious objects from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The show follows Carl Fabergé’s rise to fame and his relationship with the Russian aristocracy while displaying his and his workers’ spectacular work. Through Jan. 21. Exhibit fee: $15 adults, $8 youth (8-17).

Picasso and Matisse: The DIA’s Prints and Drawings showcases techniques and styles that defined much of 20th-century art. Through Jan. 6. Admission: $8 adults; $6 seniors; $4 youth 6-17; under 5 free. (No admission for tri-county residents.) 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed.-Thurs.; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun.; Closed Mon.-Tue.

In the Hidden Treasures: An Experiment, visitors will vote on their favorite stories about eight works that have been in storage. Through March 3.

No admission fee for residents of Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties. Others: $8 adults; $6 seniors; $4 youth 6-17; under 5 free. (Special exhibit fees may apply for all residents.) 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed.-Thur.; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun.; Closed Mon.-Tue. Beginning Nov. 13, the museum will be open Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

5200 Woodward, Detroit; 313-833-7900; dia.org.

 

Flint Institute of Arts

• The 300 finalists from an international cartoon competition are featured in Drawing Together: International Cartoons. The cartoons were drawn to instill tolerance and alleviate discrimination among young people and adults alike. Through Dec. 30. Admission: $7 adults; $5 seniors; under 12 free. 12-5 p.m. Mon.-Wed. and Fri.; 12-9 p.m. Thurs.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sun.

Around the World with 80 Objects features rarely seen items that transcend time and space. Through Aug. 11.

• American political cartoons in the 19th and 20th centuries are explored in Worth a Thousand Words:  American Political Cartoons. Nov. 3-Jan. 6.

Admission: $7 adults; $5 seniors; under 12 free. 12-5 p.m. Mon.-Wed. and Fri.; 12-9 p.m. Thurs.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sun.

1120 E. Kearsley St., Flint; 810-234-1695; flintarts.org.

 

Grosse Pointe Art Center

The Holiday Shop offers handmade gifts from local to international artists. Nov. 11-Jan. 7.

16900 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe; 313-821-1848; grossepointeartcenter.org.

 

Lawrence Street Gallery

The paintings of Agnes Miller are on display through November.

22620 Woodward, Ferndale; 248-544-0394; lawrencestreetgallery.com.

 

MOCAD

Vision in a Cornfield, a large-scale collaboration uniting a band, an urban arts group, and an art collective, is on display. Through Dec. 30.

4454 Woodward, Detroit; 313-832-6622, mocadetroit.com.

 

Re:View Art Gallery

Re:Collect 2012, a group exhibit, is up from Nov. 10 through Dec. 22.

444 W. Willis, Detroit; 313-833-9000; reviewcontemporary.com.

 

Robert Kidd Gallery

Rick Vian showcases his New Work. Nov. 10-Dec. 15.

107 Townsend, Birmingham; 248-642-3909, robertkiddgallery.com.

 

Toledo Museum of Art

Museum People: Faces of TMA features hundreds of headshots of community members. Through Jan. 10.

Manet: Portraying Life features about 40 portraits by Édouard Manet from 25 museums around the world. Through Jan. 1.

• An exhibit focusing on the stars, sets, and scenes created by the American film industry, Made in Hollywood: Photographs from the Kobal Foundation, is full of photographs from the major Hollywood Studios from 1920-1960. Through Jan. 20.

Leslie Adams: Drawn from Life exhibits approximately 20 works from the Toledo-based artist. Through Jan. 13.

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Thur.; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri.; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.; noon-6 p.m. Sun.

2445 Monroe, Toledo; 419-255-8000, toledomuseum.org.

 

323 East

Glass, Cinder & Thorns II curated by April Segedi is the all-women, fairy-tale inspired group exhibition, originally featured at the gallery in 2009. Closes Nov. 17.

323 E. Fourth, Royal Oak; 248-246-9544; 323east.com.

 

UMMA

• Jesper Just, the Danish artist, showcases his installation This Nameless Spectacle. Through Dec. 9.

• Work by the Seoul-based art collaborative Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries, which uses innovative multimedia techniques, is on display through Nov. 18.

African Art and the Shape of Time explores the multiplicity of time in Africa through a collection of more than 30 pieces. On display through Feb. 3. 

Benjamin West: General Wolfe and the Art of Empire features West’s famous painting, The Death of General Wolfe, along with multiple other depictions of General Wolfe. Through Jan. 13, 2013.

525 S. State St., Ann Arbor; 734-764-0395; umma.umich.edu.
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