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Tyree Guyton

The Unauthorized Transformation of the Heidelberg Project

Jenenne Whitfield | Posted 05.19.2014 | Detroit
Jenenne Whitfield

there certainly is a perpetual cycle of hopelessness in the Heidelberg Community, but Tyree says it's deeper than that. I know what he means: Detroit is a microcosm for the world, but change for many is scary and sometimes violent, as we have recently witnessed with the fires.

Fire Destroys Yet Another Famous Art House In Detroit

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 03.07.2014 | Arts

DETROIT (AP) — A fire has destroyed another house that's part of the Heidelberg Project interactive outdoor art installation in Detroit. Arson inve...

Turning Life Into Art in Detroit

Auren Kaplan | Posted 03.29.2014 | Detroit
Auren Kaplan

They come to take part in the dream of turning what's ordinary into greatness, to turn an abandoned school gym into an environment for creativity, collaboration, and inspiration. If that isn't art, I don't know what is.

Detroit Student Voices: The InsideOut Wow Factor

Terry Blackhawk | Posted 02.11.2014 | Detroit
Terry Blackhawk

Looking back over eighteen years of the growth and development of InsideOut Literary Arts Project (iO), I realize that this hope has been with us all along.

Famous Art Installation Goes Up In Flames AGAIN

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 11.12.2013 | Arts

The Heidelberg Project has won worldwide acclaim for its vibrant and poetic reclamation of abandoned Detroit homes, turning a street on the city's eas...

An Open Letter to Whoever Is Running the City of Detroit

Jenenne Whitfield | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
Jenenne Whitfield

For the last 27 years, the Heidelberg Project (HP) in Detroit has stood as a symbol of hope, resilience and creative ingenuity. It has evolved to bec...

David Sands

Heidelberg Project Building Burns, But Artist Thinks About What's Next

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 05.03.2013 | Detroit

Puffs of smoke or ash still occasionally rose from a building Friday morning at a world-famous Detroit art installation as the artist sat across the s...

Heidelberg Project Home Burns In Fire

Posted 07.03.2013 | Detroit

Artist Tyree Guyton's Heidelberg Project, which won world renown and acclaim for its re-purposing of abandoned homes on Detroit's East Side, burned ea...

Aesthetic Community in Detroit

Vince Carducci | Posted 02.21.2012 | Detroit
Vince Carducci

The aesthetic community of Detroit is more than simply a collection of artists and other creative types working in the same location. It's a community of sense, which operates on three levels.

PHOTOS: Detroit Street Taken Over By Shoes

AP/The Huffington Post | By MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 06.08.2011 | Arts

DETROIT -- Tyree Guyton is best known for transforming a deteriorating Detroit neighborhood into a colorful, outdoor polka-dotted art gallery. Twen...

When Tragedy Strikes, Detroit Man Turns To Art, Kindness

HuffPost | Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

This story is part of HuffPost Impact's 12 Days, 12 Cities, 12 Families series, highlighting Americans who have persevered to overcome incredible chal...

Artist Tim Burke Recycles Detroit History, And Rescues Himself (PHOTOS)

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Diane Tucker

Detroiter Tim Burke calls himself an artist, a scavenger, and a non-practicing alcoholic. Devoted to the reuse of refuse, the 40-something sculptor us...