The Detroit Beautification Project. Chapter 1

The Detroit Beautification Project assembled artist's from around the globe. With the the common goal to bring vibrancy back to one of America's greatest cities.

The Detroit Beautification Project. Chapter 1 from TheSeventhLetter on Vimeo.

-Presented By Montana Cans, The Seventh Letter, 1xRun, Contra Projects
-Video By Bankshot

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REVOK, Montana Cans, The Seventh Letter and 1xRUN present: The Detroit Beautification Project

 As the chill of winter has given way to the warm hues of spring here in Detroit, we’re excited to unveil our most recent public arts project that will bring over a dozen of the world’s premier graffiti artists to the city of Detroit for a series of murals in the neighborhoods that need them the most.

To coincide with the first phase of the project we’re excited to release a series of prints with several of the participating artists including RISK, SEVER, STEEL, REYES, DMOTE, WANE, CES, REVOK, Tristan Eaton, Dabs Myla, 123 Klan and POSE.

We are presenting this never before seen image of a piece REVOK created in a now demolished church back in 2009 during his first visit to Detroit. In what is commonplace in the world of graffiti & street art, an artist will go to great lengths creating a piece of work in certain location, only to have the works lifespan cut short by city clean up crews, over zealous and mentally disturbed vigilantes or rival artists… Or in this case a demolition wrecking ball. The work often lives on only in the documentation of a few, or in this case one image.



Check out Revok's "Sacrilege" on 1xRUN


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