Detroit Inst of Arts

Detroit Inst of Arts

@DIADetroit

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Home to the first Van Gogh in a U.S. museum and Diego Rivera's "Detroit Industry" murals. Free admission for tri-county residents. #DIAeveryday

Detroit, MI
Joined on July 29, 2009
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Concert of Colors begins Monday, August 2! 

For complete information on all 2021 Concert of Colors programs, visit: https://t.co/81g9r7E4wm https://t.co/hK0UwC4v94

Concert of Colors begins Monday, August 2! For complete information on all 2021 Concert of Colors programs, visit: https://t.co/81g9r7E4wm https://t.co/hK0UwC4v94

Your tickets to view films at home benefits the DFT, helping us to prepare for the theatre’s anticipated re-opening.

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While the Detroit Film Theatre is closed for in-person experiences, check out DFT @ Home instead, and view the best in DFT recommended films at your convenience. See all available films here: https://t.co/YvMx9LijsE

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🖼 "Tiberias", between late 1905 and early 1906, watercolor on paper, DIA no. 2019.38. https://t.co/N4K3BoOXZk

🖼 "Tiberias", between late 1905 and early 1906, watercolor on paper, DIA no. 2019.38. https://t.co/N4K3BoOXZk

Katherine Kasdorf, Associate Curator in the department of Arts of Asia and the Islamic World, takes us on a tour of Hindu Sculptures in the Padma and Raj Vattikuti and Family Gallery: https://t.co/IY59ignz66

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Ryder reworked the painting for more than twenty years and at one point the artist took a hot poker to the canvas and dragged it through the thickest part of the sky. The painting remained in the artist’s possession until his death. #DIAeveryday

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The painting is not a literal scene from “The Tempest,” but a combination of all the major elements from Act 1, Scene 2, placed into one dramatic storm-filled landscape.

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American painter Albert Ryder was a reclusive, self-taught artist, whose painting style is both highly personal and very expressionistic. Here, Ryder combines two of his favorite themes—his love for the sea and his fascination with Shakespeare.

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🖼 "The Tempest", 1892, Albert Pinkham Ryder, reworked between 1896 and 1918, oil on canvas, DIA no. 50.19. https://t.co/gLa59Wl1o5

🖼 "The Tempest", 1892, Albert Pinkham Ryder, reworked between 1896 and 1918, oil on canvas, DIA no. 50.19. https://t.co/gLa59Wl1o5

American painter Albert Ryder was a reclusive, self-taught artist, whose painting style is both highly personal and very expressionistic. Here, Ryder combines two of his favorite themes—his love for the sea and his fascination with Shakespeare.

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Art Bytes is a series of short videos from DIA gallery teachers. In this edition, DIA gallery teacher Crystal Palmer takes viewers inside the museum’s exhibition, "Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950-2020." https://t.co/Nhf25My2h3

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🖼 "Creek", Robert Rauschenburg, 1964, screenprint in oil on canvas, Gift of W. Hawkins Ferry, DIA no. 69.48. https://t.co/nRIJP3s6VT

🖼 "Creek", Robert Rauschenburg, 1964, screenprint in oil on canvas, Gift of W. Hawkins Ferry, DIA no. 69.48. https://t.co/nRIJP3s6VT

Learn about the art and artistic process of Rachelle Baker, a multi-disciplinary artist from Detroit, Michigan: https://t.co/slFJoqSZXt

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Learn about the art and artistic process of Nabeela Najjar, a costume and fashion designer located in Detroit, Michigan: https://t.co/k9sMVKkn7S

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💚Wadsworth Jarrell is a founding member AfriCOBRA, a collective of African American artists formed in Chicago in 1968 as a response to the Civil Rights Movement.⠀

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📗 https://t.co/2DOZc6plwQ

🏛 @DIADetroit 
Woman Supreme, WADSWORTH JARRELL⠀
1974 https://t.co/3zpS2Qoz7D

💚Wadsworth Jarrell is a founding member AfriCOBRA, a collective of African American artists formed in Chicago in 1968 as a response to the Civil Rights Movement.⠀ Learn more:⠀ 📗 https://t.co/2DOZc6plwQ 🏛 @DIADetroit Woman Supreme, WADSWORTH JARRELL⠀ 1974 https://t.co/3zpS2Qoz7D

All of these works invite you to look closely, to ask questions, and to connect with your experiences.

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Acquired over the past decade, this small section of works has been divided into three sections, which explore the use of abstraction and figuration; the experimentation with traditional and novel materials; and the definition of self and others.

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To create the art of our time, artists often draw on their own experiences of the world—from the personal to the political, from the aesthetic to the commercial, from the individual to the collective, from the spiritual to the material.

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View this artwork in our current exhibition Experience & Expression – on view through October 3, 2021: https://t.co/fDTapuyW0R

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