A Story of Tyree Guyton and His Art
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Tyree transformed his neighborhood with art. This is the story of how he did it.
Eye-popping illustrations trace the life of Tyree Guyton and his visionary artwork, which used reclaimed trash to turn a derelict Detroit street into community-activist art.
This picture book biography of Tyree Guyton, an urban environmental artist, shows how he transformed his decaying, crime-ridden neighborhood into the Heidelberg Project, an interactive sculpture park. The story spans from Tyree's childhood in 1950s Detroit to his early efforts to heal his communi... Read More »
Empty houses and trash, trash, trash, filled Tyree Guyton’s neighborhood, so he got out his paint brush and turned the neighborhood into art. RL 3.4 700L