Matthew Loflin Davis: Press & Links


Press Releases

May 7, 2004: Matthew Loflin Davis Completes First Permanent, Public Installation for Southfield's Magnolia Neighborhood

December 3, 2003: Mars Industries Supports Detroit Public Art With Steel Pledge to Matthew Loflin Davis

November 18, 2003: Over 100 Rock Lovers Attend Matthew Loflin Davis' Opening at Detroit's Gallery 4731

November 18, 2003: Visitor Count to Matthew Loflin Davis' website,, Surpasses 1000 in Less Than One Month

November 16, 2003: 4731 Gallery Stack-a-thon Rescheduled to November 25, 2003

11/10/03: Northern Michigan Rock Sculptures a Success!

11/07/03: Detroit Artist Matthew Loflin Davis to be Featured during November 8, 2003 Airing of Robert Maniscalco's Art Beat on WTVS Channel 56, Detroit Public TV

11/07/03: Detroit Artist Matthew Loflin Davis Announces Show at Detroit's 4731 Gallery, Opening November 15, 2003

11/06/03: Detroit Artist Matthew Loflin Davis, Creator of Belle Isle Rock Sculptures, to Create Rock Sculptures in Northern Michigan

11/05/03: Vandals Remove Belle Isle Rock Sculptures  

10/31/03: Matthew Loflin Davis Thanks Mayor for Letting Stones Stand; Urges Dialog on Public Art

10/31/03: Mayor Orders Park to Leave Rocks Up!

10/29/03: Matthew Loflin Davis Invites Artists and Art Lovers to Join Him on Belle Isle for a “Stone Stack-In” to Protest Park Manager’s Removal Order


Press Coverage

11/23/03 Gallery 4731: Serenity Now!

11/06/03 Detroit Free Press: Editorial: Like the stones on Belle Isle, trolleys belong in Detroit

10/31/03 Detroit Free Press: City gives in to artist: Rock on

10/31/03 Ann Arbor News: Detroit mayor steps in to save rock art on Belle Isle

7/20/03 Holland Sentinel: Mini Stonehenge created

7/19/03 Detroit Free Press: Artful rock formations inspiring awe in Detroit

7/07/99 Metro Times Photo Essay: Peace and decay



Sacred River Places: Ghosts of Belle Isle Photos

Jim Gregerson photos

DetroitYES Discussion Forum: Click on "DetroitYES FORUMS>Discuss Detroit" then click on "Belle Isle 'rock garden' Sculpture demoed by City"

Friends of Belle Isle

Detroit Art Central


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