The shocking and most powerful street art pieces in Detroit is not easy to access. In fact, people interested in getting idea on this piece of art and getting a glimpse of what it is, they have to ignore the barricades currently set at Dequindre Cut. It is a recreational walkway that is responsible for connecting the Eastern Market with the riverfront and turns into a zone of construction.
It is one of the best forms of graffiti along with a mural on the concrete wall. It comprises of a shadowy figure that hides the enigmatic calligraphy and points a giant handgun at you. This is a beautiful piece of nightmare that is drawn out of intensity. An anonymous artist said that the mural remains as a reminder for the dangerous past of the city. Moreover, for many it is also a reflection of the present reality. According to the director and curator of Red Bull House of Art, this form of art is illegal, but it does not take the importance of the picture as a form of social commentary.
In fact, the person that has made this art has certainly an important message to convey. Street art can be both authorized and unauthorized, and it is present everywhere in Detroit. There are more than hundreds of colorful murals that beautifully decorate the city. Some of these are also polished works from some of the best known artists and painters of this city and the entire country.