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Sunday Sermon – Streets and Silhouettes

“..And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the merging of image and text defining a new form of communication should be killed…” Continue reading

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Stealing Beauty: Assessing the Collection at the Detroit Institute of Arts

How to assess the value of the Detroit Institute of Arts? The week Christie’s is hired for the job, Jennifer Kabat offers her take on the city’s most valuable asset. Continue reading

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A Rogue’s Gallery – Selling off Detroit

As Detroit’s Emergency Manager threatens to sell off the Detroit Institute of Arts’ collection, Toby Barlow comes in with a radical suggestion: Sell off the banks’ art collections to save Detroit. Continue reading

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Detroit: Pictures of a Neighborhood

Why are boats washing up in Detroit? Not, Toby Barlow explains, because things are going swimmingly. With photos by Scott Hocking. Continue reading

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