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  • Viewed today, Rivera's "Detroit Industry" murals might have prefigured Detroit's downfall, but also envision a renaissance. It harkens to the earth, the races living and working in harmony, where much of the city has been cleared of slums and allowed to regrow with food crops, grasses and trees.

    Diego Rivera and the Fall and Rise of Detroit

    Viewed today, Rivera's "Detroit Industry" murals might have prefigured Detroit's downfall, but also envision a renaissance. It harkens to the earth, the races living and working in harmony, where much of the city has been cleared of slums and allowed to regrow with food crops, grasses and trees.

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