Nancy W. Barr, John Gallagher, Carlos McCormick
Detroit Revealed: Photographs, 2000-2010 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 Detroit’s vast urban prairies as well as thriving neighborhoods, factories, community farms, and public spaces, their jobs 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 Carlos McCormick examine the subjects and history common to photographic activity in Detroit, the city as the site of transformation and opportunity, and the emergence of new narratives and artistic practice that revealed Detroit as an honest and illuminating indicator of contemporary American experience. Detroit Revealed: Photographs, 2000-2010 is the first publication to bring forth these ideas and showcase the work of eight artists who have brought their critical and enlightening perspectives on the city together for the first time.
Hardcover, 80 pages, 44 Color and B&W illustrations
Dimensions: 11.3 x 9.8 x 0.6 inches
With the purchase of Detroit Revealed, receive a free copy of the Bill Rauhauser 2014 Kresge Eminent Artist Commemorative Monograph.