Recently acquired artworks get showing at Detroit museum
DETROIT, Mich. (AP) — Nine recently acquired artworks will be on display at the Detroit Institute of Arts .
The pieces can be seen starting July 14 at the museum's "Out of the Crate: New Gifts & Purchases" gallery , which got its start in January. The gallery showcases some of the museum's newest artworks and offers the public a look into the art acquisition process.
The works being shown include "Woman Supreme," a 1974 painting by Wadsworth Jarrell, and "Bridges Over Flint," a 2016 collection of Matthew Brandt's photographs developed using tap water from Flint, Michigan, as well as other liquids. Flint has been dealing with a crisis with lead-tainted water.
Works in the gallery rotate out every six months. It's the second installation of recent purchases and gifts chosen by museum Director Salvador Salort-Pons.