Arts & Entertainment
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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.
• A mixed-media show by Mike Marcon, Inland Empires, mixes Canadian themes with the War of 1812 bicentennial celebrations through a collaboration of objects and sculptures. Through Oct. 13.
• 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.
Tete de la Course features the work of Donald Dietz. The photographic series focuses on a bicycle rider stenciled on various road surfaces in France. Oct. 2-31.
303 E. Maple, Birmingham; 248-258-1540; artspace2.com/artspace2.
Belian Art Center
• Paintings by Georg Vihos are on display from Oct. 13 through mid November. Opening reception Oct. 13. 6-9 p.m.
• Functional and decorative pottery designs by Zabel Belian are on exhibit.
5980 Rochester Rd., Troy; 248-828-1001, belianart.com.
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George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, Teacher is an exhibit with more than 120 3-D works and 50-plus historical documents by one of the most influential American designers of the 20th century.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.
David Klein Gallery
Paintings by Kim McCarthy and Asya Reznikov are up through Oct. 20.
163 Townsend, Birmingham; 248-433-3700, dkgallery.com.
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. Oct. 14-Jan. 21.
• Picasso and Matisse: The DIA’s Prints and Drawings showcases techniques and styles that defined much of 20th-century art. Closes 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.
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.
1120 E. Kearsley St., Flint; 810-234-1695; flintarts.org.
Grosse Pointe Art Center
The Grosse Pointe Artist Association celebrates its 75th birthday with the Grosse Pointe Art Center’s annual auction. Hors d’oeuvres, cake, and champagne will accompany the live and silent auctions and raffle. 7 p.m. Oct. 20. $50.
16900 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe; 313-821-1848; grossepointeartcenter.org.
Lawrence Street Gallery
Celebrate the Print, a juried exhibit of the art of printmaking, is on display through October.
22620 Woodward, Ferndale; 248-544-0394;lawrencestreetgallery.com.
An exhibit featuring drawings, sample boards, models, and photographs, Simply by Hand: Architectural Ceramics from Mary Stratton to Now is on display through Oct. 14.
10125 E. Jefferson, Detroit; 313-626-2000; pewabic.org.
Re:View Art Gallery
A solo exhibit by Ian Swanson is up through Oct. 20.
444 W. Willis, Detroit; 313-833-9000; reviewcontemporary.com.
Robert Kidd Gallery
Sweet Spot is a contemporary group show. Through Oct. 20.
107 Townsend, Birmingham; 248-642-3909, robertkiddgallery.com.
Toledo Museum of Art
• Manet: Portraying Life features about 40 portraits by Édouard Manet from 25 museums around the world. Opens Oct. 7.
• 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. Opens Oct. 7.
• Leslie Adams: Drawn from Life exhibits approximately 20 new works from the Toledo-based artist. Opens Oct. 19. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Thur.; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri.; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.; 12-6 p.m. Sun.
2445 Monroe, Toledo; 419-255-8000, toledomuseum.org.
Useless Advice from a Stranger is Matt Eaton’s second solo exhibition at the gallery. Through Oct. 10. • Boston native Bethany Shorb and her work are featured in a solo exhibition. Through October.
323 E. Fourth, Royal Oak; 248-246-9544; 323east.com.
• 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.
photograph Copyright 2012 estate of pablo picasso/artists rights society (ars), new york
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