Michigan Modern Featured in the Detroit Free Press

The McGregor Memorial Conference Center in Detroit features a reflecting pool. Minoru Yamasaki designed the Wayne State University building. / John Gallagher/Detroit Free Press

“Cranbrook highlights Detroit’s midcentury marvels of design, architecture”
By John Gallagher
Detroit Free Press Architecture Writer
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Michigan Modern is Here!

Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America
(Upper Galleries)
Four-Day Symposium: June 13 – 16, 2013
Members’ Only Opening Reception: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 6:30-8:30pm*
Exhibition Dates: June 14, 2013 – October 13, 2013

Check out the links below for the latest press coverage of Michigan Modern.

Architect’s Newspaper
Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America

Detroit Unspun
Michigan (and Detroit) Defined the Look of 20th Century Design


Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America

Dwell Magazine
Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America


Michigan’s hefty contribution to American Modernism goes on display in Metro Detroit

The Oakland Press
Cranbrook creates framework for modern art, design

The Upper Peninsula’s Second Wave
Michigan Hosts Architectural and Industrial Design Event of the Year


“From Here to There: Alec Soth’s America” Draws Critical Acclaim

The Detroit Free Press takes a look at metro Detroit’s art exhibitions to go see this holiday season. Of the current Alec Soth exhibition at Cranbrook Art Museum, writer Mark Stryker says, “It’s a diverse and impressive body of work, including a printed newspaper that meditates on themes of community, and it’s a good example of the savvy kinds of collaboration that Cranbrook facilitates between leading artists and the next generation.” For the full story, click here.

Image: Alec Soth
Peter’s Houseboat, Winona, Minnesota, 2002. Chromogenic print.
Photograph © Alec Soth.

HuffPost Detroit Takes a Closer Look at Soo Sunny Park and Alec Soth

Alec Soth, "Kym, Polish Palace, Minneapolis, Minnesota"

The Huffington Post, Detroit takes a look at Cranbrook Art Museum’s new exhibitions by Alec Soth and Soo Sunny Park, detailing how the two artists document place and transform space, with work that captures individualized moments of the American landscape and experience. For the full story, click here.