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Detour Gallery is pleased to announce solo exhibition "The Universe Is In the Individual" featuring new paintings by Michael Callas.

Press Release

The history of appropriation in art was most popularized by the great artists of the 20th century, epitomized in Picasso’s famous quote that; “Good artists copy and great artists steal.” It isn’t in the taking however but adapting appropriated images that they become renewed source material for working artists. Such a perspective suggests art is not just something to be observed but in fact …

The history of appropriation in art was most popularized by the great artists of the 20th century, epitomized in Picasso’s famous quote that; “Good artists copy and great artists steal.” It isn’t in the taking however but adapting appropriated images that they become renewed source material for working artists. Such a perspective suggests art is not just something to be observed but in fact something to be utilized.

In “The Universe is in the Individual,” artist Michael Callas utilizes imagery first conceived in the 1960s DC Comic series, Star Spangled War Stories later appropriated by the …

Location

24 Clay Street
Red Bank, NJ, US
Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm
Saturday–Sunday, Closed