We are proud to announce Tyree Guyton's solo exhibition "Spirit" opening Friday, October 17th at 7pm at Inner State Gallery.
Primarily a painter and sculptor, Tyree Guyton has also been described as an urban environmental artist. He has waged a personal war on urban blight on Detroit's East Side, transforming his neighborhood into a living indoor/outdoor art gallery. Through his art, Guyton has drawn attention to the plight of Detroit’s forgotten neighborhoods and spurred discussion and action.
“I believe that you must become the alchemist. You come to see that all things can become new again because of the spirit in you. Spirit lives in all of us to animate, to move, think, do and be," said Guyton. "This show is my way of creating, once again, something out of nothing, but nothing is something, too! I hear it, and what I hear is what I want you, the viewer, to see in this show: Spirit!” - Tyree Guyton
Select a piece of original artwork below to purchase and read more from Tyree Guyton.