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A couple looks at a painting at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) on September 3, 2013. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Report: Detroit-Bought Art At DIA Worth As Much As $870M

New York auction house Christie’s estimates the fair market value of city-bought works at the Detroit Institute of Arts to be between roughly $450 million and $870 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2013

A couple looks at a painting at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) on September 3, 2013. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Pressure To Sell DIA Art Intensifies

The group that includes AFSCME Michigan Council 25 said in its motion that Emergency Manager, Kevyn Orr is not moving “aggressively enough to monetize the art.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2013

(Photo: Detroit Institute of Arts)

OU Students Observe Restoration Of 17th Century Painting

“We show them all the progress that we have made and all the things that we are learning.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2013

(Photo: Detroit Institute of Arts)

DIA Curator Discovers Rare Painting At Meadow Brook Hall

A 17th-century painting was spotted in a dark corner at Oakland University’s Meadow Brook Hall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/13/2013

A man looks at a painting at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) on September 3, 2013. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

DIA Wants State To Prevent Art Sale

The plan would transfer ownership of the museum building and art from Detroit to the state or the private nonprofit organization that currently runs the museum.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2013

The Adventures of Prince Achmed is just one of the films to be featured at the Watch Me Move exhibit.

DIA To Host Animation Exhibit

The “Watch Me Move exhibit and film series takes visitors back to the early days of moving pictures in a glimpse into how the” industry began.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2013

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit EM Defends Possible Art Sale: 35,000 Pieces Are ‘Free And Clear’

If you don’t want Detroit to sell the art — you’d better have a better idea,” Kevyn Orr told the Economic Club.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2013

(Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Curators Offer Show Of Support For Detroit Institute Of Arts

“We believe that moving our conference to the DIA affirms our support of one of the most outstanding museum collections in the world.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/21/2013

(Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

DIA Director: Selling Art Tantamount To Closing Museum

As Detroit continues to work through its bankruptcy, the director of the Detroit Institute of Arts released a letter weighing in on the possible sale of museum’s collection.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/01/2013

(Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Oakland Co. Says No More DIA Tax If Any Art Sold

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson supports the action taken Tuesday …

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2013

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