Two Photo Exhibits "Exploring the Meaning of Detroit" To Open in D.C.

September 11, 2012, 8:48 AM

The world's fascination with the Motor City continues.

While the world digs into the new Detroit documentaries, the National Building in Museum in D.C. is preparing to launch two photo exhibits on Sept. 30.

In a press release, the museum states:

In the fall of 2012, the National Building Museum presents two photography exhibitions exploring the meaning of Detroit, Michigan. In Detroit Disassembled the artist Andrew Moore offers dramatic, classically-inspired images of the ruins found in the Motor City. Detroit Is No Dry Bones, by documentarian Camilo José Vergara, is a portrait of urban flux incorporating sequences of photos taken over two decades. In contrasting approaches to Detroit, Moore shows ruins returning to the earth and Vergara shows a transient city of reinvention. The exhibitions are on view in adjacent galleries from September 30, 2012 through February 18, 2013.

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