If the Great Recession has an unofficial mascot, it's Detroit. Even though the once-mighty Motown has been in a slow-motion death-spin since the days of the K-car, the city's abandoned factories and hollowed-out neighborhoods have lately been rediscovered as metaphors for the failures of capitalism -- and the hopefulness of art.
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