This stunning volume presents photographic work inspired by Detroit, its people, industry, and diverse culture as found in the first decade of the twenty-first century.
Through their portraits, landscapes, architectural studies, and documentary work, artists and photographers Michelle Andonian, Dawoud Bey, Carlos Diaz, Scott Hocking, Ari Marcopoulos, Andrew Moore, Alec Soth, and Corine Vermeulen shed light on life in the city during one of its most challenging periods. With imagery derived from Detroits vast urban prairies as well as thriving neighborhoods, factories, community farms, and public spaces, their work provides new windows into the experience and unique character of the Motor City since the year 2000.
Essays by Nancy W. Barr, John Gallagher, and Carlo McCormick examine the subjects and history common to photographic practice in Detroit, the city as the site of transformation and opportunity, and the emergence of new narratives and artistic practice that reveal Detroit as an honest and illuminating indicator of contemporary American experience. Detroit Revealed brings forth these ideas and showcases the work of eight artists who have brought their critical and enlightening perspectives on the city together for the first time.
|Publisher||Detroit Institute of Arts|
|Author(s)||Nancy W. Barr, John Gallagher et al.|