Inspirational: Urban Artist Speaks About The Value Of Art & How His Artistic Oasis Revitalized A City Block! [Detroit]
Published on March 2, 2012
Lucky is the man who sees life as art. Tyree Guyton saw an artistic oasis in an abandoned city block whose long lost vitality helped shape his childhood. The Heidelberg project is a riot of color sculpture garden that tells the story of life in the middle of urban Detroit. It is revered and respected by the surrounding neighborhoods, and hosts visitors from around the world. Hear Tyree's story: what inspires him, and how his vision has attracted institutions from The University of Michigan and Juiliiard School of the Performing Arts in New York. His works hang in museums across the country and Tyree has been selected as the artist in residence in Basel Switzerland where he is spending the year. Tyree paints Cool in the most vibrant colors. He shows us the value of art in our lives. It warms our heart and soul and is to be protected and savored. This is the real story of Detroit.