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“Zero Hunger” Mural by World Food Program USA, Street Art for Mankind and Kellogg Company in Downtown Detroit

A new mural has been completed in downtown Detroit by prominent Artist Carlos Alberto as a part of a series of murals around the United States dedicated to “Zero Hunger,” one of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG2). This mural is led by the World Food Program USA, in support of the mission of […]

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Curbed // ‘Detroit’ movie mural revealed, premiere date set

As Detroit readies for the 50th anniversary of the events from July ‘67 (a riot or rebellion, depending on who you ask), a Hollywood film could take center stage later this month. Detroit, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, details the events at the Algiers Motel, where three young men were murdered and nine others were badly […]

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CONCEPT56 TEAMS UP WITH DETROIT MURALIST ELLEN RUTT & COLLABORATORS FOR NEW MURAL IN CORKTOWN FOR UPCOMING PLEXUS EXPERIENCE

If you happen to look up, down, left or right, somewhere in Detroit right now, you are sure to find a vibrant, colorful mural. If you find yourself in Eastern Market, the Z Lot, riding along the Dequindre Cut or even exploring unexpected, hidden gems upon which street artists find their ‘canvases,’ you already know […]

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#SAVETHERAINBOW: KATIE CRAIG AKA EXACTLY HI-TOPS SUES DEVELOPER OVER THE ILLUMINATED MURAL

BREAKING NEWS: In a showdown over the legal status of public art in the United States, our previously featured artist Katherine Craig, also known as Exactly Hi-Tops, has filed a lawsuit in federal court today, seeking protection under the Visual Artists Rights Act for her work The Illuminated Mural—a nine-story mural on the side of 2937 […]

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SHEPARD FAIREY’S LARGEST MURAL TO DATE REVEALED IN CAMPUS MARTIUS & THE BELT

World famous street artist Shepard Fairey, founder of the OBEY, is taking downtown Detroit’s public art scene world renowned! Fairey is making history with his largest mural to date at One Campus Martius. He is also creating several new pieces for The Belt, the art-filled alley that cuts through The Z. (See map below) Fairey’s […]

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