City Sculpture Detroit
PREVIEW NOVEMBER 16th, 2023
The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
Directors Talk @8:30pm
Deb Agolli, Robert Sestok
Visuals by Renalien
The Cass Corridor art movement emerged in the late 1960s and early 1970s in Detroit, primarily centered around the Cass Corridor neighborhood, known today as Midtown. It was characterized by a raw and gritty aesthetic, influenced by the social and economic environment of the area, which was experiencing urban decay and social unrest..
This film features 27 artists, gallerists and collectors who lived and worked in Detroit's Cass Corridor in the late 1960's.
They started the Willis Gallery in 1971 which brought attention and recognition to the group.
Interviews of artists from the 1970's and artists working in Detroit today, give a birds eye view that embraces the spirit of the Cass Corridor art scene, past and present.
Tales of Geometry - Trailer