Detroit Institute of Arts
The Detroit Tigers have invited a unique individual to do the honors on Tuesday: A samurai warrior.
The “Detroit Industry” murals were conceived by Rivera as a tribute to the city’s manufacturing base and labor force of the 1930s.
One of Detroit’s creditors is seeking documents related to pieces in the city’s art museum.
“It’s a great way to give expression of what Detroit is by bringing everybody together,” says Professional photographer Shawn Lee.
The plan has been touted as the blueprint for Detroit’s future and key in the city’s sojourn through the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.
“It’s important to note that the DIA is not in bankruptcy, in fact it is functioning extraordinarily well.”
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is giving $40 million to prevent the sale of Detroit art and help city retirees.
“This is a settlement. This is not a bailout, and I want to be very, very clear about that,” the governor said.
People as far away as the United Kingdom have come forward offering donations to the bankrupt city of Detroit.
A federal judge has asked foundations and others to raise $500 million to protect pieces in the DIA while assisting pensioners.