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Charles Andresen and Chris Riddell are two quintessentially local American artists, legends in their own cities. Charles Andresen, who has spent twenty-five years working at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, was trained in the realist tradition but now practices biomorphic abstraction. Chris Riddell is a Michigan born-and-bred artist, who is famous for mining the detritus of the city as …

Charles Andresen and Chris Riddell are two quintessentially local American artists, legends in their own cities. Charles Andresen, who has spent twenty-five years working at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, was trained in the realist tradition but now practices biomorphic abstraction. Chris Riddell is a Michigan born-and-bred artist, who is famous for mining the detritus of the city as the source for his work in collage and found objects.

Charles Andresen’s Detroit Red, on the upper level of the gallery, presents his highly tactile “throw paintings,” created by flinging viscous …