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In an Incredible Philanthropic Move, $330 Million Promised to Save DIA’s Collection

by Corinna Kirsch on January 13, 2014
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With the backing of an entire consortium of foundations and federal mediators, DIA proposes a way to help out Detroit without selling its collection.

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Delays Push Back Deadline for Christie’s Appraisal of the Detroit Institute of Arts Collection

by Corinna Kirsch on November 22, 2013
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The wait continues for the Detroit Institute of Arts. As early as June of this year, Christie’s auction house was hired—for $200,000—to evaluate the monetary value of works in the museum’s collection. Though the procedure was meant to be wrapped up by October or November, the finalization of the auction house’s report will not be released until mid-December. According to the Detroit Free Press, the auction house has two more visits scheduled at the museum, on December 9 and 10.

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Detroit May Have a Better Plan for DIA

by Whitney Kimball on October 14, 2013
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There may be a bargain for Detroit’s bankruptcy, which doesn’t involve selling DIA down the river.

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A Day for Detroit in Review

by Ian Marshall on August 15, 2013
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We owe it to Tyler Green of Modern Art Notes for spearheading “A Day for Detroit” and provoking a veritable downpour of tweets and blog posts. Green urged fellow art bloggers to post their favorite works from the Detroit Institute of Arts and tweet with the hashtage #DayDetroit to raise awareness for the museum’s collection. Given the volume of activity, we spent the better part of our day summarizing what happened.

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A Day for Detroit Round Up: Art F City Edition

by The AFC Staff on August 15, 2013
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Good God we were busy yesterday. We spent the day posting images from the Detroit Institute of Arts’ collection as part of “A Day for Detroit”, a co-ordinated blog effort designed to raise awareness about what could be lost were the collection to be sold. This effort was spearheaded by Modern Art Notes’ Tyler Green and was done in collaboration with approximately 20 other art blogs, who did the same on their sites, as well as some of Detroit’s professional art community. We asked artists, curators and dealers who either once lived in Detroit or live there now to name their favorite works from the DIA and to share their stories.

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