Tag: contemporary art

Artists on Artists: Miljohn Ruperto on Open House

Artists on Artists: Miljohn Ruperto on Open House

good evening everyone I'm Amanda hunt director of education and curator of programs here at MOCA and I'm here to welcome you and Mel john Ruperto our star artists on artists for this evenings program artists on artists is a long-standing series of this museum that is a format pairing artists of multiple disciplines with

ART TRIP: DETROIT

ART TRIP: DETROIT

Detroit carries with it a substantial mythology the glory days of the American automotive industry the decline of the American automotive industry Motown white flight rebellions or riots ruins Robocop bankruptcy more ruins and resurgence the city reached its population peak of 1.8 million in 1950 when it was the fourth largest city in the

What Art tells us about Gender

What Art tells us about Gender

when we consider how gender is defined and discussed today it's tempting to think of the present moment as somehow aberrant a dramatic break from a past where the roles and characteristics of men and women have been fixed and clearly definable but in looking back through art history we can find a huge range