Detroit Institute of Arts Makes Renewed Effort Towards Contemporary Work with New Curatorial Hires

November 28th, 2016

The Detroit Institute of Arts has appointed Laurie Ann Farrell as the new Curator of Contemporary Art, signaling an increased focus on more recent work by the museum.  “We need to catch up,” says director Salvador Salort-Pons. “Contemporary art is what resonates best with our community right now. We have a great collection of contemporary art that needs to be exposed and displayed in ways that are relevant. There is the possibility of doing things in the neighborhoods and the three counties with contemporary art.”

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