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Art And Soul - Visual Arts: Art Fair And A Special Exhibition

Jul 14, 2016

On this week's program Omari and I talk about the works on display in the Ann Arbor Art Center's recent "Real American" Exhibition Gallery.

We also discuss the upcoming Ann Arbor Art Fair and your chance to talk with some of the artists at a special meet & greet on July 20th.


(Left to right) Art and Soul co-host Omari Rush, Juror of the "Real American" exhibition at the Art Center Peter Baker and Art Center gallery director Megan Winkel stand by a quilt currently on display called "New American Heritage"
Credit Lisa Barry

Statue created for the Art Center of Ann Arbor's current exhibition Real American of reality TV stars Mama June and Honey Boo Boo.
Credit Lisa Barry

And while summer is just starting for some of us, that wont stop Omari and me from also talking about an upcoming large-scale art installation going up on E. Washington Boulevard across from Michigan Stadium just in time for football season this fall.

Mixed media picture of presidential hopeful Donald Trump with animal fur as hair
Credit Lisa Barry

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— Lisa Barry is the host of All Things Considered on WEMU.  You can contact Lisa at 734.487.3363, on Twitter @LisaWEMU, or email her at lbarryma@emich.edu