Vote now for Best of Detroit 2021

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Terra Nullius show opening at BBAC this Friday

Posted By on Tue, Jan 7, 2014 at 8:00 AM

An art show is opening this Friday, Jan. 10 at the BBAC. Terra Nullius (Land That Belongs to No One), features work of Janie Paul, Robert Platt, Endi Poskovic, Nancy Thayer and Russell Thayer from the faculty of the University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design of Ann Arbor. From a press release:

 

Birmingham, MI, Jan. 6, 2014 – The BBAC is ready to ring in the new year with Terra Nullius (Land That Belongs to No One), the compelling work of five artists from the faculty of the University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design of Ann Arbor: Janie Paul, Robert Platt, Endi Poskovic, Nancy Thayer and Russell Thayer.

Curated by Nancy Thayer, this exhibition will express the importance, impact, spiritual implications and significance of land as it touches and permeates the human experience.  The work is not site specific, but refers to individual permeations. The artists have included universal features of earthly forms that correspond to niches of our internal worlds.  Rather than being "about nature," the work can be characterized as being focused on ideas about nature. The works in the exhibition will include elements of painting, drawing, lithographic prints, film, sculpture and installation.

“This exhibit is truly exceptional and we are thrilled to showcase the work of these fine artists,” said Annie VanGelderen, President & CEO of the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center. “In a nice juxtaposition, we’ll also have the annual exhibit of the best of the best BBAC adult students, a tremendous opportunity for anyone to see what they might learn here!”

The opening reception for Terra Nullius is from 6 to 8 p.m. and is free to the public. The show runs through Feb. 28.

The 2014 BBAC: Student Current Works is a juried show featuring 175 works of art created by adult students—from the novice to the notable. This year’s juror is Mary Fortuna.

Tags: , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Detroit Metro Times. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Detroit Metro Times, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at letters@metrotimes.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Detroit Metro Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Metro Times Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Most Popular

Read the Digital Print Issue

October 20, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In Detroit

© 2021 Detroit Metro Times - Contact Us

Website powered by Foundation