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Hummingbirds and Orchids Martin Johnson Heade
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Hummingbirds and Orchids (47.36) — Martin Johnson Heade

Detroit Revealed: Photographs 2000–2010

Sunday, October 16, 2011 – Sunday, April 29, 2012

Contemporary artists present photographs and video inspired by Detroit, its people, diverse culture, and industries in work created from 2000–2010. The artists shed light on life in the Motor City during the past decade, a time characterized by unique challenges that continue to influence the landscape and society of Detroit in the post-automotive era. From its neighborhoods, factories and vast urban prairies, the exhibition includes more than 50 photographs by selected artists including Michelle Andonian, Carlos Diaz, Scott Hocking, Andrew Moore and Corine Vermeulen. Video work by Dawoud Bey and Ari Marcopoulos are featured.

This exhibition has been organized by the Detroit Institute of Arts. Support has been provided by Quicken Loans and Team Detroit. Additional support has been provided by the City of Detroit. Support for the catalogue has been provided by Furthermore: a program of the J. M. Kaplan Fund.

Reveal Your Detroit
In conjunction with Detroit Revealed: Photographs, 2000-2010, the DIA is hosting Reveal Your Detroit, a community-based project designed to solicit the public's creative response to the exhibition. The project is funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. To learn more about Reveal Your Detroit and how you can participate through online photo-sharing, download our participant guide and visit our Flickr page.

Southeast from Roof, Michigan Central, Scott Hocking, 2009 (printed in 2010), pigment print. © Scott Hocking, 2011. Detroit Institute of Arts

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Sweater, Catherine Ferguson Academy, Corine Vermeulen, 2010 (printed in 2011), pigment print. © Corine Vermeulen, 2011. Detroit Institute of Arts

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