- Metrotimes Cover Story by Lee DeVito  - Michael Hodges Detroit News Article and Mini Documentary - Detroit Free Press Article by Mark Stryker - Juxtapoz Magazine Exhibition Preview - Metrotimes Opening Night Photo Recap - Alonso Delarte's Exhibition Review in the Examiner  - Clickondetroit.com Opening Night Photo Recap   Opening to the public Friday, October 17th from 7-10pm, Inner State Gallery is proud to welcome Tyree Guyton for his first Detroit solo exhibition in five years.  "Spirit", is an exhibition showcasing Guyton’s Faces In The Hood collection from the iconic Faces of God series.  Each work in this collection was originally salvaged from the 1999 demolition, then stored in the War Room House which was set ablaze after the 5th arson attack on his public installation, the Heidelberg Project. From the disrupted canvas resulting from the fire, Guyton painstakingly reimagined, reworked and renewed each piece, infusing new life and new energy.  In addition to Faces In The Hood, Guyton will debut his latest collection of Faces of God, new original works on paper that were created during his year-long residency in Basel, Switzerland. “As an artist, I felt my job was to take that which was meant to be an act of harm and destruction and create magic—new possibilities! A work that demonstrates that you CANNOT kill spirit,” Guyton said in his studio space in Midtown Detroit. “I have risen to another level of consciousness where I can see the mighty hands of Yahweh (God) in everything.” To inquire about availability please contact jesse@innerstategallery.com or call 313-744-6505.

Metrotimes Cover Story by Lee DeVito 
Michael Hodges Detroit News Article and Mini Documentary
- Detroit Free Press Article by Mark Stryker

Juxtapoz Magazine Exhibition Preview
Metrotimes Opening Night Photo Recap
Alonso Delarte's Exhibition Review in the Examiner 
Clickondetroit.com Opening Night Photo Recap

 

Opening to the public Friday, October 17th from 7-10pm, Inner State Gallery is proud to welcome Tyree Guyton for his first Detroit solo exhibition in five years.  "Spirit", is an exhibition showcasing Guyton’s Faces In The Hood collection from the iconic Faces of God series.  Each work in this collection was originally salvaged from the 1999 demolition, then stored in the War Room House which was set ablaze after the 5th arson attack on his public installation, the Heidelberg Project. From the disrupted canvas resulting from the fire, Guyton painstakingly reimagined, reworked and renewed each piece, infusing new life and new energy.  In addition to Faces In The Hood, Guyton will debut his latest collection of Faces of God, new original works on paper that were created during his year-long residency in Basel, Switzerland.

“As an artist, I felt my job was to take that which was meant to be an act of harm and destruction and create magic—new possibilities! A work that demonstrates that you CANNOT kill spirit,” Guyton said in his studio space in Midtown Detroit. “I have risen to another level of consciousness where I can see the mighty hands of Yahweh (God) in everything.”

To inquire about availability please contact jesse@innerstategallery.com or call 313-744-6505.

God is on Strike

God is on Strike

Spirit
68 x 53 x 21  Inches Mixed Media On Reclaimed Automobile Hood
$8000

This piece was recovered from the War Room House arson attack on the Heidelberg Project in 2013. 
Over the past 4 months Guyton painstakingly reimagined, reworked and renewed this piece. 

Speaking In My Ear
56 x 47 x 9  Inches Mixed Media On Reclaimed Automobile Hood
$7800

This piece was recovered from the War Room House arson attack on the Heidelberg Project in 2013. 
Over the past 4 months Guyton painstakingly reimagined, reworked and renewed this piece. 

All In All 
56 x 48 x 10  Inches Mixed Media On Reclaimed Automobile Hood
$8000

This piece was recovered from the War Room House arson attack on the Heidelberg Project in 2013. 
Over the past 4 months Guyton painstakingly reimagined, reworked and renewed this piece. 

 

Timeless Time
45 x 40 x 22 Inches Mixed Media On Reclaimed Automobile Hood
Painted in 1996 and prominently featured on Heidelberg Street. This piece has toured extensively and was featured on display at the Detroit Historical Museum from 2010 - 2011.
$10,000

Sophia
59 x 51 x 9 Inches Mixed Media On Reclaimed Automobile Hood
$8000

This piece was recovered from the War Room House arson attack on the Heidelberg Project in 2013. 
Over the past 4 months Guyton painstakingly reimagined, reworked and renewed this piece. 

Feeling All Things
51 x 39 x 3 Inches Mixed Media On Reclaimed Automobile Hood
Originally displayed on Heidelberg Street in the 90's and salvaged from the 1999 demolition. 
$6500

Come Unto Me 
53 x 40 x 4 Inches Mixed Media On Reclaimed Automobile Hood
Painted in 1994 and featured in the 1999 documentary Come Unto Me - which won numerous honors, including an Emmy Award and Sundance Film Festival Recognition. 
SOLD

Struck
56 x 32.5 x 7 Inches Mixed Media On Reclaimed Automobile Hood
$6000

This piece was recovered from the War Room House arson attack on the Heidelberg Project in 2013. 
Over the past 4 months Guyton painstakingly reimagined, reworked and renewed this piece. 

Spirit Never Dies
61 x 37 x 8  Inches Mixed Media On Reclaimed Automobile Hood
$6500

This piece was recovered from the War Room House arson attack on the Heidelberg Project in 2013. 
Over the past 4 months Guyton painstakingly reimagined, reworked and renewed this piece. 

He's In Me Too
61 x 35 x 6 Inches Mixed Media On Reclaimed Automobile Hood
$5500

This piece was recovered from the War Room House arson attack on the Heidelberg Project in 2013. 
Over the past 4 months Guyton painstakingly reimagined, reworked and renewed this piece. 

Can't See 
60 x 51.5 x 19 Inches Mixed Media On Reclaimed Automobile Hood
$7800

This piece was recovered from the War Room House arson attack on the Heidelberg Project in 2013. 
Over the past 4 months Guyton painstakingly reimagined, reworked and renewed this piece. 

I Can
50 x 40 x 7  Inches Mixed Media On Reclaimed Automobile Hood
$7000

This piece was recovered from the War Room House arson attack on the Heidelberg Project in 2013. 
Over the past 4 months Guyton painstakingly reimagined, reworked and renewed this piece. 

Everything Is Everything
57 x 41 x 3  Inches Mixed Media On Reclaimed Automobile Hood
SOLD

This piece was recovered from the War Room House arson attack on the Heidelberg Project in 2013. 
Over the past 4 months Guyton painstakingly reimagined, reworked and renewed this piece. 

Spirit of Plato
63 x 56 x 14 Inches Mixed Media On Reclaimed Automobile Hood
$8000

This piece was recovered from the War Room House arson attack on the Heidelberg Project in 2013. 
Over the past 4 months Guyton painstakingly reimagined, reworked and renewed this piece. 

Eternity 
22 H x 26 1/2 x 12 W
Metal and Stone recovered from the War Room House arson attack on the Heidelberg Project in 2013. 
$4500

War In Heaven
26.5  x 15.5 x .5 Inches Mixed Media on Cardboard 
38 x 27.5 x 1 inch Black Wood Frame with UV Glass and Float Mounted on Archival Backing Board 
$5000

Created in 2012 during his year-long residency in Basel, Switzerland.

Womb-man
11.75  x 16.75 Inches Mixed Media on Paper 
28 x 23 Inches Black Wood Frame with UV Glass and Float Mounted on Archival Backing Board
SOLD

Created in 2012 during his year-long residency in Basel, Switzerland.

 

An Eye For An Eye
11.75  x 16.75 Inches Mixed Media on Paper 
28 x 23 Inches Black Wood Frame with UV Glass and Float Mounted on Archival Backing Board
SOLD

Created in 2012 during his year-long residency in Basel, Switzerland.

Eternity
11.75  x 16.75 Inches Mixed Media on Paper 
28 x 23 Inches Black Wood Frame with UV Glass and Float Mounted on Archival Backing Board
SOLD

Created in 2012 during his year-long residency in Basel, Switzerland.

Revelation
11.75  x 16.75 Inches Mixed Media on Paper 
28 x 23 Inches Black Wood Frame with UV Glass and Float Mounted on Archival Backing Board
SOLD

Created in 2012 during his year-long residency in Basel, Switzerland.

Am I Missing Something?
11.75  x 16.75 Inches Mixed Media on Paper 
28 x 23 Inches Black Wood Frame with UV Glass and Float Mounted on Archival Backing Board
SOLD

Created in 2012 during his year-long residency in Basel, Switzerland.

A New Day
11.75  x 16.75 Inches Mixed Media on Paper 
28 x 23 Inches Black Wood Frame with UV Glass and Float Mounted on Archival Backing Board
SOLD

Created in 2012 during his year-long residency in Basel, Switzerland.

In His Image
11.75  x 16.75 Inches Mixed Media on Paper 
28 x 23 Inches Black Wood Frame with UV Glass and Float Mounted on Archival Backing Board
SOLD

Created in 2012 during his year-long residency in Basel, Switzerland.

Don't Speak Truth
11.75  x 16.75 Inches Mixed Media on Paper 
28 x 23 Inches Black Wood Frame with UV Glass and Float Mounted on Archival Backing Board
SOLD

Created in 2012 during his year-long residency in Basel, Switzerland.

In His Mind
11.75  x 16.75 Inches Mixed Media on Paper 
28 x 23 Inches Black Wood Frame with UV Glass and Float Mounted on Archival Backing Board
SOLD

Created in 2012 during his year-long residency in Basel, Switzerland.