How the Question, 'What is Art?' Got Real Yesterday in Detroit

October 16, 2014 7:05 PM

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How the Question, 'What is Art?' Got Real Yesterday in Detroit

Yesterday, an article revealed that in its well-intentioned efforts to crack down on taggers and graffiti defacers, Detroit law enforcement planned to fine some building owners on Grand River Avenue for wall murals.

These murals are located in the Grand River Creative Corridor. The GRCC is an art initiative that facilitates the commission of large murals like the above in a struggling area of Detroit deemed by one co-worker to be "filled with heroine." Currently, over 100 murals have been commissioned and paint...

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