MOCAD Hosts Heidelberg Retrospective through Jan. 7

BTL Staff
By | 2018-12-12T22:34:35-04:00 December 12th, 2018|Detroit, Neighborhoods|

Called “2+2=8: Thirty Years of Heidelberg,” Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit is letting visitors experience the three decades of variation in one of Detroit’s most famous outdoor installations by Tyree Guyton. Through Jan. 7 of 2019, vistors are invited to reflect on both why the project came to be, and its progressive expansion.
“Initiated in 1986 at the site of Guyton’s childhood home, the project was conceptualized as medicine for Detroit’s east side community following the 1967 rebellion,” said MOCAD organizers. “Over the years the project has evolved to span two city blocks, as artistic refuge for locals and visitors from across the globe. … Using art to blur the boundaries of architectural function and religious philosophy, Guyton’s work is a reflection on historical impasse and speculative future.”
The project combines painting, sculptural elements and “object-based intervention.”
TO find out more about the exhibit and details about MOCAD go online to mocadetroit.org, call 313-832-6622 or email info@mocadetroit.org.

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