Arts & Entertainment
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Anton Art Center
• Patriotism is a group show that features work by members of the Lakeside Palette Club. Through Sept. 22.
• Work from the Oakland University Art and History Department faculty is on display to support the new Oakland University Anton/Frankel Center of Mount Clemens in OU OUT.
125 Macomb Place, Mount Clemens; 586-469-8666; theartcenter.org.
Whimsical new jewelry designs by Link Wachler, artisan-designed studio glass from around the country, paintings by the late Jack Kevorkian, and colorful abstract paintings by Juan Carlos Zeballos Moscairo are on display.
119 S. Main St., Royal Oak; 248-546-8810, arianagallery.com; http://arianagallery.com.
A mixed-media show, Inland Empires, by Mike Marcon, mixes Canadian themes with the War of 1812 bicentennial celebrations through a collaboration of objects and sculptures. Sept. 7-Oct. 13. Opening reception Sept. 7.
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.
• Two Women’s Views on the War of 1812 are unveiled in a two-artist exhibition, featuring work by 19th- and 20th-century painters Catherine Reynolds and Joyce Wieland. Through Sept. 2.
• Made in America 1900-1950 features photos from the National Gallery of Canada. Through Sept. 2.
401 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor, Ontario; 519-977-0013; artgalleryofwindsor.com.
Black and White features work in an array of media from a diverse selection of both nationally recognized and Detroit artists. Artists include Robert Motherwell, Alex Katz, and Al Held. Sept. 1-29.
303 E. Maple, Birmingham; 248-258-1540; artspace2.com/artspace2.
Belian Art Center
Functional and decorative pottery designs by Zabel Belian.
5980 Rochester Rd., Troy; 248-828-1001, belianart.com.
Cranbrook Art Museum
George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, Teacher is an exhibit with more than 120 3-D works and exceeding 50 historical documents by one of the most influential American designer of the 20th century.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 on display Sept. 14-Oct. 20.
163 Townsend, Birmingham; 248-433-3700, dkgallery.com.
Detroit Institute of Arts
• Johannes Vermeer’s Woman Holding a Balance will be on loan from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. The painting is one of roughly 35 surviving paintings by the 17th-century Dutch artist. The painting is on exhibit in the Dutch galleries Aug. 8-Sept. 2.
• Patti Smith: Camera Solo includes more than 60 black-and-white photographs, Polaroid prints, and the artist’s personal items. Smith’s photography was influenced by what was significant to her: writers and poets, portraiture, travel, and art and architecture. Through Sept. 2.
•Picasso and Matisse: The DIA’s Prints and Drawings begins July 11. Admission: $8 adults; $6 seniors; $4 youth 6-17; under 5 free. 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
• Abstract Expressionist Works on Paper features smaller works by artists who typically paint on a larger scale. Opens Aug. 4. The exhibit runs through Oct. 28.
•Designs from the Past: Ancient Chinese Ceramic Vessels is in the Decorative Arts Gallery through Sept. 16.
• The 300 finalists from an international cartoon competition are showcased in Drawing Together: International Cartoons. The cartoons were drawn to instill tolerance and alleviate discrimination among young people and adults alike. Sept. 15–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 74th Member Show opens Sept. 14. Through Oct. 13.
16900 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe; 313-821-1848; grossepointeartcenter.org.
Lawrence Street Gallery
Sisters of the Brush runs through September.
22620 Woodward, Ferndale; 248-544-0394;lawrencestreetgallery.com.
Simply by Hand: Architectural Ceramics from Mary Stratton to Now is on exhibit through Oct. 15.
10125 E. Jefferson, Detroit; 313-626-2000; pewabic.org.
Toledo Museum of Art
• In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the workshops, Color Ignited: Glass 1962-2012 is featured in the Wolfe Gallery. The exhibition emphasizes the role of color: conceptual, political, metaphoric, and artistic. Through Sept. 9. 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.
In his solo exhibit, Denial, a Canadian street artist, presents a mixed-media and graffiti show that lashes out at mass advertising, politics, and media entities. Through September.
323 E. Fourth, Royal Oak; 248-246-9544; 323east.com.
• Flip Your Field is the inaugural show in a series of exhibitions in which various members of the U-M staff will curate the exhibit. Through Sept. 2.
• The Flatness of Ambiguity showcases about 40 photographs by American photographer Judith Turner. Through Sept. 2.
• Work by the Seoul-based art collaborative Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries, which uses innovative multimedia techniques, runs Aug. 11-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 Aug. 18-Feb. 3.
• Benjamin West: General Wolfe and the Art of Empire highlights West’s painting The Death of General Wolfe, along with multiple other depictions of General Wolfe. Sept. 22–Jan. 13, 2013.
525 S. State St., Ann Arbor; 734-764-0395; umma.umich.edu.
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