Beautiful Industry


Del Ray

Chinese Watercolor, Acrylic and Collage on Paper
12" X 21"

Del Ray is a neighborhood in Detroit near a steel mill, a cement plant and a refinery. Children living there have a high incidence of asthma. People who can afford to move out. The assistant to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Air Quality Division, chief states, “Getting industrial facilities to reduce emissions is tricky business. They still have to make steel and produce power.”