New Work from Detroit

I’m just back from Detroit.  Since the 1960s, the  population there has declined from 1.8 million to about 650,000.   Now nearly a third of this once thriving city is vacant.  Countless houses have been demolished, while others have been transformed into art objects and still others left to rot. Services , including grocery stores, are few.  But some imaginative and energetic people are hard at work raising vegetables on vacant lots.  Below are a few early picks from my time in Detroit.