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Monday, September 30, 2013

Esteemed Art Collection Appraised For Bankrupt Detroit

Michigan Radio tackles three rumors about what could happen to the Detroit Institute of Arts. (Flickr)

Michigan Radio tackles three rumors about what could happen to the Detroit Institute of Arts. (Flickr)

Detroit is leaving no stone unturned as it works to climb out of bankruptcy. And that includes considering selling some of the city’s esteemed art collection.

The city’s emergency manager has hired the auction house Christie’s to appraise some 3,500 pieces at the Detroit Institute of Art.

But what will the city do once the art is priced?

From Here & Now Contributors Network, Kate Wells of Michigan Radio reports.

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