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1920s

1924

Douglas Huebler is born in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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1950s

1952

Douglas Huebler earns his BS from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

1955

Douglas Huebler earns his MFA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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1970s

1971–74 1971

Jim Shaw attends the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

1972

Mike Kelley and Jim Shaw meet while undergraduates at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

1974

Jim Shaw earns his BFA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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1976

Mike Kelley and Jim Shaw leave Ann Arbor for California to attend CalArts for their MFAs.

1976

Mike Kelley earns his BA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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1990s

1995

The original Destroy All Monsters members (Mike Kelley, Niagara, Cary Loren, and Jim Shaw) reunite for shows in the Detroit/Ann Arbor area.

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2010s

2016

Catherine Opie has a solo exhibition at the MOCA Pacific Design Center titled 700 Nimes Road, which travels to the University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor.

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