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Zoom Into the Details of 'Downtown Detroit' by Carlos Lopez

Downtown Detroit, a 1947 painting by Carlos Lopez included in the works of art selected for Curriculum/Collection, depicts a Motor City skyline that doesn't quite exist. All the buildings are real, but Lopez made a composite of several different vantage points for his landscape. Click through an interactive version of Lopez's painting to zoom into the details and learn more about the history of the buildings and architecture represented here.

 

Other Recent C/C Stories

One of the goals of Curriculum/Collection is to foster student engagement with UMMA’s collection and showcase the exciting work students produce in turn. Here, Mellisa Lee, who was a student in Art and Design 352: Florilegium, shares the art she created in Cathy Barry’s class and explains her process.


Learn about how the Curriculum/Collection exhibition for Social Work 560 with Professor Larry Gant was curated and the importance of community art!


Downtown Detroit, a 1947 painting by Carlos Lopez included in the works of art selected for Curriculum/Collection, depicts a Motor City skyline that doesn't quite exist. All the buildings are real, but Lopez made a composite of several different vantage points for his landscape. Click through an interactive version of Lopez's painting to zoom into the details and learn more about the history of the buildings and architecture represented here.