Detroit's Venal Art Sale Is No Fix for Nightmare: James Russell

Detroit's Venal Art Sale Is No Fix for Nightmare: James Russell

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The Detroit Industry fresco by Mexican muralist Diego Rivera is seen at the Detroit Institute of Arts on June 13, 2013. In a quest to balance the budget in cash-strapped Detroit, the city's emergency manager is proposing a controversial idea: sell the city's art.