Sunday, May 26, 2013

Bankrupt Detroit May Force Museum to Sell Van Gogh and Degas Paintings

If you’ve been hanging around hoping that the bankruptcy of Detroit will let you get your hands on a Rodin or Van Gogh, you just might be in luck. Before Detroit became known as the biggest scrapyard and ghetto in the country, it had arts and culture. Enough of them to fill the Detroit Institute of Art with a serious collection worth a few billion.  But these days Detroit doesn’t need art. The average Detroit resident thinks art is a guy who sells heroin down the block. And he’s probably right.  ...To Read More....

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