12 October 2016

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Detroit The New Urban Contender For Quality Emerging Art

 Until I visited Detroit, I had no idea that Brooklyn has come to be identified as an anathema, nationally. Artists of all types and old time city dwellers take hard gulps when the borough is mentioned in comparative discussions to many cities which have been blown off course by gentrification. Energy Mass   I got […]

1 May 2012

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Banksy Sent To Detroit Jail

An iconic work by street artist Banksy has found a new home in a former Detroit jail – now the gallery known as 555 Gallery. The artwork was originally created on the wall of an old car factory, and was salvaged when the building was demolished. It depicts a young boy holding a paintbrush next […]