27 June 2014

Author : amir-amiri

Bruce Weber – Detroit
Bruce Weber – Detroit


In 2006, Detroit was just starting to recover from its downfall – hosting the Superbowl and gently caressing the idea of doing a comeback as a cosmopolitan. Most photographers traveling to Detroit, documenting the city where focusing on its vulnerability and gritty image. Bruce Weber
on the other hand, commissioned by W Magazine was completely obsessed with the city’s vitality and its inhabitants. The 54 page editorial aptly named ‘Welcome to the Motor City’ featuring supermodel Kate Moss with her aura and the city of Detroit capturing the culture and people
of the city.

Bruce Weber – Detroit
Bruce Weber – Detroit
Last year Bruce Weber went back to Detroit, this time to partner with Shinola, a Detroit based company. Teaming up with casting agent Jennifer Venditti and Carolyn Murphy they went on capturing the Detroit small town feel and sustainable growth. These two assignments and a series of portraits of distinguished friends and colleagues with strong ties to the city are now presented as an exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts starting last Friday, 20th of June – ending Sunday 7th of September.

Bruce Weber – Detroit
Bruce Weber – Detroit

Detroit Institute of Arts
5200 Woodward Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48202

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 9AM – 4PM
Wednesday: 9AM – 4PM
Thursday: 9AM – 4PM
Friday: 9AM – 4PM
Saturday: 10AM – 5PM
Sunday: 10AM – 5PM

Free with museum admission

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