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Detroit Graffiti

Painted City: Looking at Art on the Streets of Detroit

Annabel Osberg | Posted 06.07.2014 | Detroit
Annabel Osberg

I have traveled extensively throughout North and South America; and having seen countless cities in varying states of dilapidation, I thought I had a good idea of what to expect in Detroit. I was wrong.

'Fire Extinguisher Graffiti' Defaces Detroit's Buildings

Motor City Muckraker | Posted 01.03.2013 | Detroit

The nearly 90-year-old CPA building on Michigan Avenue is streaked with turquoise paint, and its ornate, limestone entrance defaced. On the east si...

Detroit, A Hotbed Of World-Famous Graffiti Artists

Curbed Detroit | Posted 09.07.2012 | Detroit

It's been a few months since we last issued an update to Curbed's public art map. Since by now you probably already hit the pavement with our list of ...

LOOK: Detroit Avenue Catches Graffiti Fever

Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 07.19.2012 | Detroit

It started as a simple set of graffiti murals commissioned by a gallery operator for the building he manages in the Woodbridge area of Detroit, but it...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Death To Street Art?

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.12.2012 | Detroit

A new mural in Hamtramck claims street art has gone mainstream, and it's causing enough controversy to show public opinion on graffiti remains divided...

WATCH: Hacking Detroit For Art

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.17.2012 | Detroit

New media artist Evan Roth might spend most of his time in Paris, but the Okemos, Mich., native has returned for a residency at Eastern Michigan Unive...