Terry Leness Paintings: Stylized Suburbia and Old Motels

I was immediately drawn to the work of painter Terry Leness. Void of human figures, her paintings of suburbia and commercial buildings have an eerie calm. Her stylized realism combines long shadows, vibrant colors and the quiet stillness of an abandoned town. Read more

The Demise Of Detroit In Photographs and Art

The Demise Of Detroit in Photographs and Art
above: One of James D. Griffieon’s “Feral Houses”

Anyone who has visited Detroit, Michigan in the past quarter century can’t help but be saddened by its increasingly dilapidated state. That same bleak, rundown quality of a once thriving city of industry, however, serves as inspiration for various painters, writers and photographers. Read more