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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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Christie’s to the Detroit Institute of Arts: Here’s How to Make Money

by Corinna Kirsch on December 19, 2013
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This week Christie’s released a report that tells the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) how to help cover the city’s $18 billion debt.

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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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A Week of Record Breaking Auctions in Perspective

by Paddy Johnson on November 14, 2013
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The contemporary auctions are breaking records again. Maybe it’s time to revisit Sarah Thornton’s reasons not to write about the art market.

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