Entries by Anna

“Howard Ben Tre’ Private Vision, Public Ideals”

Artpack Vice President Wendy MacGaw curated and designed the installation “Howard Ben Tre’ Private Vision, Public Ideals”, a  tribute to the legacy of sculptor Howard Ben Tre’. The exhibition currently on view at the 35,000 square foot Waterfire Event Center in Providence RI consists of large scale sculptures, works on paper, video interviews and models […]

Colloquy 2018 From CCS to Centre Pompidou

“In 1968 Gordon Pask’s COLLOQUY OF MOBILES comprised sculptural figures that interacted through light and sound, with each other and with the public. COLLOQUY explored the nature of machine-to-machine and person-to-machine conversations in an immersive environment, the first of its kind. In 2018 we replicated COLLOQUY at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit.” Artpack Services designed and fabricated […]

Detroit Fox Theater: Cleaning the Moorish Globe Chandelier

The Fox Theater in Detroit was built in the late 1920’s by business man William Fox ( 20th Century Fox) and architect C. Howard Crane. The Art Deco theater interior was designed with Burmese, Chinese, Indian and Persian design motifs over three levels and seated 5,174.. The theater opened in 1928 with silent films and […]

“National Council on the Arts to visit Detroit next week”

Next week will be only “the second time in nearly 30 years that the oversight for the National Endowment for the Arts has met out side of Washington DC. Having the NEA in Detroit will attract “a lot of national attention to what is happening here in ways that could spur additional investment and excitement […]