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Melena Ryzek, The New York Times
July 15, 2015

"Mr. Sestok’s park, City Sculpture, is the culmination of a career that pivoted around Detroit. Reared in its suburbs, he moved back in the 1960s, affiliating with the Cass Corridor artists, named for a then-dangerous corner of town. (Near Wayne State University, it has since been cleaned up and rebranded Midtown.) They had an artist-run gallery — a dozen partners, a dozen shows a year — and flourishing practices."


Sarah Rose Sharp, Detroit Is It
February 12, 2018

"Robert Sestok is a Detroit original and career artist, living and working in the city since his days at Wayne State University. In the early 1970s, Sestok was one of the recognized names among the Cass Corridor Movement—arguably the most notorious contemporary art movement to emerge from Detroit.


Ashley Zlatopolsky, Rolling Stone
February, 24 2017

"Third Man’s Detroit outpost, in the city’s Cass Corridor neighborhood, pays ample homage to local lore: The retail store is decked out in life-size photos of famous Detroit musicians, who rise above the performance stage, and at the very back of the plant is a stunning vinyl mural painted by Robert Sestok, a key Cass Corridor artist for 30-some years."


Klint Lowry, "Line Items, Artist get to the creative core through drawing", The New Herald, January 19, 2007
Naomi R. Patton, "Art Takes a stand on busy Canton roads", Detroit Free Press, January 7, 2007

Almond, Mary Beth and Zarczynski, Andrea, "Public art debuts on Academy of the Sacred Heart’s campus, Birmingham-Bloomfield Eagle, July 12, 2006
"Academy installs public art work", Observer & Eccentric, July 9, 2006
Jim Totten, "The Brighton Biennial, which will feature 27 sculptures, has received mixed ... a public art display after working for the Michigan Commission on Art", Livingston Daily, June 10, 2006

Holman, Amy Campbell, "Taking Art Sculpture loans bring public art to the Village of Blissfield," The Advance, December 7, 2005
North Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, "Discussion with Robert Sestok - Cass Corridor Art," April 2005

Catalogue, 100 Select Works from the Wayne State University Art Collection, 2003, pp. 90.
Book, An Inspirational Body of Work, The Fine Art of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, 2003 pp. 98-100
"Art Beat," Channel 56 PBS-TV, featuring Robert Sestok, October 18, 2003

"Work In Progress: Images from Detroit's Cass Corridor," a film by Kathryn Brackett Luchs & Shaun Bangert 2002
---, The Detroiter, September, 2002
Colby, Joy Hakanson, "Unknown Spaces, Spaces Unknown," The Detroit News, September 28, 2002
Mannisto, Glen, "Cathedrals of Light," The Metro Times, July 10, 2002

Catalogue, "Art and the Industrial City," by Dora Apel, in Up from the Streets: Detroit Art from the Duffy Warehouse Collection, ed. Jeffrey Abt, Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State University, 2001
Colby, Joy Hakanson, "Wayne State Show Sheds Light on Cass Corridor Period," The Detroit News, November 30, 2001
Mannisto, Glen, "From the Warehouse," The Metro Times, September 26 - October 2, 2001
Colby, Joy Hakanson, "Exhibits Revive Cass Corridor Art," The Detroit News, August 25, 2001
Mini, Lana, "Exhibit A - a comfortable gallery featuring new artists," April 1, 2001

Regan, Margaret, "Refuge In Refuse, A Collection of Art From Motor City Alludes Eerily To Our Own Dispirited Downtown," June 8, 2000

Hackney, Suzette and Laitner, Bill, "Sculptor finds his stolen art," The Detroit Free Press, December, 2, 1999
Kavanaugh, Catherine, "Artist's Stolen Art Found For Sale, " The Daily Tribune, December 1, 1999
Cohen, Keri Guten, "Detroit-Area Sculptors Get a Spot to Show Off," The Detroit Free Press, March 7, 1999

Catalogue, Doe, Donald, Ph.D., Wright, Lesley, Ph.D., A Sustaining Passion, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, copyright 1998
Cohen, Keri Guten, "Abstract Trilogy is an odd mix that meshes," The Detroit Free Press, July 19, 1998
Bates-Rudd, Rhonda, "Searing truths make Abstract Trilogy Stand Out," The Detroit News, July 15, 1998
Colby, Joy Hakanson, "3 Diverse Artists Unite for 1 Dynamic Show," The Detroit News, July 2, 1998

Tysh, George, "Alley Wonderland," The Metro Times, October 8, 1997
Cohen, Keri Guten, "Goddesses imagery embraces sensuous, sublime," The Detroit Free Press, October 5, 1997
Colby, Joy Hakanson, "Area Artists Rise to the Challenge of Interpreting Their Own Meaning, of Goddess," The Detroit News, September 25, 1997
Robertson, Gail, "Goddesses," The Windsor Star, September 18, 1997
Slowinski, Dolores S., "Goddesses," September 12, 1997
Colby, Joy Hakanson, "City of Angles," The Detroit News, August 7, 1997
Tines, Charles, Exhibit Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital, The Detroit News, August 7, 1997
Lehman, Pat, "Real Culture," The Macomb Daily, June 15, 1997
Bitsoll, Stephen, "Sculptured Scapes," The Macomb Daily, June 12, 1997
Zimmer, William, "Imagination, Packed Up and Ready to Travel," The New York Times, June 1, 1997

Miro, Marsha, "Kiki Smith lets life ooze out of her art," The Detroit Free Press, December 22, 1996

Miro, Marsha, "Sestok Keeps His Faith with New Detroit Space," Detroit Journal, Nov. 26, 1995
Colby, Joy Hakanson, "Easel Street," The Detroit News, Nov. 24, 1995
Miro, Marsha, "Collection is Testament to Detroit's Art heyday," Detroit Free Press, 1995

Colby, Joy Hakanson, "A Drawing Card for Different Talents," The Detroit News, Oct. 2, 1992
Nawrocki, Dennis Alan, "Paul Schwartz, Robert Sestok," New Art Examiner, May, 1992
Miro, Marsha, "Sestok's and Schwartz's Detroit links intersect in Joint Show," The Detroit Free Press, February 20, 1992
Colby, Joy Hakanson, "Sestok-Schwartz," The Detroit News, February 7, 1992
Mannisto, Glen, "Paul Schwartz Paintings and Robert Sestok Sculpture," Spirit, February, 1992.
Dannor, Marcia, "Discover Outdoor Art," Birmingham Eccentric, 1992

"Styropor-Bienen, Holzwurfel und ein schwebender Teppich," Westoeutsche Zeitung, December 2, 1991
"Bestiarium Amusierte Zollner," Rheinische Post, November 30, 1991
"Skulpturen aus USA," W2, November 30, 1991

Abatt, Corinne, "Good Times and Bad, He's Always the Artist," The Eccentric Newspapers, December 7, 1989
Miro, Marsha, "Cass Corridor Art Vision Lives On," The Detroit Free Press, October 7, 1989

Catalogue, "Acquisitions 88," Taylor University, 1988

Wildmoyer, Gail, "Taylor Cashes in on Free Art," Chronicle-Tribune, 1987
Meilgard, Manon, "Gallery's Last show pays tribute to its founder," Observer and Eccentric, December 31, 1987
Miro, Marsha, "Feigenson Gallery: Proud Legacy," The Detroit Free Press, December 13, 1987
Miro, Marsha, "Eye on Art: Pewabic Pottery," The Detroit Free Press, November 29, 1987
Miro, Marsha, "Eye on Art: Feigenson Gallery," The Detroit Free Press, June 2, 1987
Colby, Joy Hakanson, "Robert Sestok A Man for All Mediums," The Detroit News, May 17, 1987

Slowinski, Dolores, Michigan Quarterly Review, "Detroit an American City," Chapter 11, "Artists As Citizens", Spring 1986 pp. 223, 206, 228
Colby, Joy Hakanson, "Focus Takes a Great Leap Forward," The Detroit News, Sunday, May 11, 1986
Lovely, Randy, "Sculptor Fashions Work about American Farmer," Huron Tribune, May 1986
Miro, Marsha, "Props for Space Movie? No, Just Artists Market," The Detroit Free Press, April 27, 1986
Miro, Marsha, "Space for Art and Living," The Detroit Free Press, April 15, 1986
Colby, Joy Hakanson, "In This Duet Both Voices Sing Sweetly," The Detroit News, April 6, 1986

Catalogue, "Michigan NEA Fellowships 1965-1985," Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit, MI
Carducci, Vincent, "From Detroit: 1985," Artnews, December, 1985
Masher, Sharon, "Sculpture Chicago 85," CAC News, September 1985
McCraken, David, "Sculpture Chicago Bridges Gap Between Artists, Public," Chicago Tribune, August 30, 1985
Delacoma, Wynne, "Sculpture Chicago is bigger than Ever," Chicago Sun Times, August 29, 1985
Artner, Alan G., "10 Picked for Sculpture 85," Chicago Tribune, June 6, 1985
Bornstein, Benito, "Sculpture Wins Major Award," Observer & Eccentric, May 9, 1985
Colby, Joy Hakanson, "Sculpture-Painter Robert Sestok is on a Roll in Detroit," The Detroit News, April 29, 1985
Miro, Marsha, "The Sculpture that Always Satisfies," The Detroit Free Press, April 28, 1985

Art & Auction, October, 1984
La Ferle, Cynthia, "Industrial Strength," The Metro Times, August 29-September 4, 1984
Colby, Joy Hakanson, The Detroit News, August 12, 1984

Edson, Paul, New Art Examiner, Summer, 1983
Mancewicz, Bernice, "Attractive Display Started From Junk," The Grand Rapids Press, January 16, 1983

Nawrocki, Dennis Alan, New Art Examiner, November, 1982
Miro, Marsha, "Industrial Wreckage Fuels Cass Artist's Imaginations," The Detroit Free Press, October 3, 1982
Slowinski, Dolores, New Art Examiner, April, 1982
Clurman, Irene, Rocky Mountain News, March 19, 1982
Hibbard, Betty, Indianapolis Weekly, January 28, 1982
"Guts at Herring," The Indianapolis Star, January 24, 1982
Catalogue, "Guts," Herron School of Art Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana

Catalogue, "Kick Out The Jams, Detroit's Cass Corridor 1963-1977," Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI, July 3 - September 14, 1980
Nawrocki, Dennis with Holleman, Thomas, Art In Detroit Public Places, Detroit, MI, 1980

Catalogue, "At Cranbrook: Downtown Detroit, 21 Artists," Cranbrook Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 1979
Colby, Joy Hakanson, "Assemblage: The Common Bond of Detroit Artists," The Detroit News, November 23, 1979
Colby, Joy Hakanson, "Amid the Valves, Pipes and Fittings," The Detroit News, September 2, 1979
McFadden, Sarah, "Special Report: Midwest Art," Art In America, July/August, 1979 pp. 56-59

Pincus-Witten, Robert, "Detroit Notes: Islands In The Blight," Arts Magazine, February, 1978, Vol. 52, No. 6, pp 137-143.
Miro, Marsha, The Detroit Free Press, November 12, 1978
Colby, Joy Hakanson, The Detroit News, October 22, 1978

Miro, Marsha, The Detroit Free Press, November 13, 1977
Colby, Joy Hakanson, "Sum's Greater than the Parts," The Detroit News, November 6, 1977
Catalogue, "Michigan Sculpture 77, March 20-April 17, 1977," Macomb County Community College, Warren, MI

Askins, John, "A Folk Hero in the World of Detroit Art," The Detroit Free Press, July 20, 1975

James, Douglas, "Detroit Artists' Diversity Emerges at U of M Show," The Detroit Free Press, October 6, 1974
Colby, Joy Hakanson, The Detroit News, August 28, 1974
Clock, C.H., "Inside the Wall-Painter's Art," The Detroit Magazine, August 4, 1974
Smith, Patricia Beach, "Realty.," The Eccentric, January 31, 1974

Hakanson, Joy, "Hakanson: Rule Bent for Nothing," The Detroit News, January 1973
Hakanson, Joy, "Artists' Co-ops Spur Creativity," The Detroit News, January 7, 1973
Tall, William, "2 Artists Debut at Willis Gallery," The Detroit Free Press, January 7, 1973

Myers, Tish, "Cass Corridor Artists Exhibit Work in a Suburban Setting," The Detroit News, 1972


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