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Tony Rave

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Explore works by Tony Rave

Current exhibitions
Image by Luis Pinho

Upcoming exhibition

Northwest Gallery (July), Detroit USA 

Past Exhibitions


Jesus Crist

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Tony Rave is the Creative Director of The 48 HR Detroit Art Babe (Detroit, USA) and Studio manager at Modern Ancient Brown (Detroit, USA).

Tony Rave is the holder of "Modern Ancient Brown" (2020), "Community Connection Skillman Foundation" (2017) and "Knight Foundation" (2014) grants and art resident of "Modern Ancient Brown" (2021), "Red Bull House of Art" (2015) and "Heidelberg Project" (2014).

His latest exhibitions include:

Vivo Agora: Diasporic Artists Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Mapping the Interior, M Contemporary Gallery, Ferndale, USA Michael Jesus Christ, M Contemporary Gallery, Ferndale, USA.

Media coverage
Press and media
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What’s Iconoclastic About a Blackface Madonna?

Hyperallergic, March 29, 2023

What constitutes an act of desecration? The work of Detroit-based artist Tony Rave has exposed controversial discussions of this question and the implications of reconfiguring religiously themed objects by combining them with imagery from popular and mass culture. 

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