Detroit, Michigan, also known as the Motor City, once churned out car after car, its economy booming. But just as the auto industry has changed and evolved, so has the city that was once home to Hitsville U.S.A, and so too has one of Detroit’s most prominent artists:
Stephen Wilkes’s enthusiasm is infectious. The New York-born photographer describes his diverse field experiences with equal zeal, whether capturing an undulating cloud of sandhill cranes in Nebraska, which he calls “one of the most extraordinary things I’ve ever witnessed,” or documenting Scotland’s Bass Rock while surrounded by bird guano.
What do you do when the music stops? According to former Aer frontman Carter Schultz, you start recording. Now operating under the moniker Carter Reeves, the Boston-born, L.A.-based singer, songwriter and producer has recreated himself, offering fans a fresh, upbeat take on the pop genre.
A native Californian and adopted New Yorker, Hugo McCloud is a self-taught, multimedia artist inspired by urban landscapes and decay. McCloud, who has been featured in solo exhibitions in New York, Italy, and London, works largely in metals, and applies a “physical and instinctual” approach to his work.