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Detroit Poster featuring the photograph Strange Beauty by Joshua Ball







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Strange Beauty poster by Joshua Ball.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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First, congratulations on your sale. Secondly, nice picture.


Nice work! Congratas!

Great perspective, color and details....Congrats on your sale! Fav

Wonderful viewpoint. Congratulations on your sale!

Great capture Joshua! Congratulations on your sale! :-)

congratulations on your sale. this is well and truly titled, with an excellent description. l/f

Congratulations on your sale!

I'm sorry, but for this contest RP was/is banned.


Congrats on your sale!!!

Congrats on your sale!!

I love this photo -- I think it looks a lot like a painting. Very interesting and creative! Congratulations.


Joshua Ball replied:

Thank you!

Congrats on your sale..............Odon.

Joshua Ball replied:

Thank you Odon!

THis is unbelievable, I appreciate your dialogue explaining where and what this is. it is sadly beautiful.

Joshua Ball replied:

Thank you Brian! I appreciate you taking the time to read it!

Congrats on your sale! -Kim

Joshua Ball replied:

Thank you very much!

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Artist's Description

Last weekend, my brother Jeff ( and I spent a second day together wandering around Detroit capturing images of the decaying city. Our last stop was this industrial complex that stretched several city blocks. No matter how many locations we visit, I am still completely astounded by some of the images of decay and destruction. Certain parts of the city look like the battleground of some long forgotten war. In a sense, there has been a war going on in Detroit for several decades; a war where no one wins and where the economy has incurred the most loses. Detroit used to be the fourth largest city in the US. How did we let this once great city fall into such disarray? The more time I spend in these locations, the more desensitized I become to the surreal nature of the imagery. At the same time, I just canít believe scenes like this exist in the United States. At some point during our last visit, I was suddenly faced with a reality that I didnít expect to experience...

About Joshua Ball

Joshua Ball

Joshua Ball is a photographer who was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio; a blue collar city that resides in the shadow of industrial Detroit. His brother, Jeff Ball, bought him a film camera as a high school graduation gift in 1999. Joshua spent several years simply shooting photos of friends and family as more of a documentarian than an artist. This experience would eventually lead him into a position as a local nightlife photographer where he specialized in club and event photography. Joshua soon developed an appreciation for fine art and began experimenting with contemporary techniques. In early 2010, Joshua launched which was designed to be a virtual canvas where he could display his endeavors in the visual arts....

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