Detroit artist's show uses matchbooks, dark humor to skewer capitalism, social media

Maureen Feighan
The Detroit News

Detroit artist Ryan Standfest insists he isn't a dark, cynical person. Honest.

His art, however, is a darkly funny look at the world around us. It takes aim at nearly everything, from social media and capitalism to marketing and Jeff Bezos. But by pushing viewers to their moral edge, he hopes they'll understand the satire.