August 2, 2013
PROTECTING DETROIT'S ARTWORK IS A JOB FOR DETROIT"It's not an 'argument' to suggest that anyone who advocates selling off the DIA's masterpieces is an art-hating philistine. Even if they're wrong, as I think they are, the sell-the-art crowd is making a morally serious case that can't be countered by name-calling. How best can it be opposed--and who should be doing the opposing? Any argument to keep Detroit's masterpieces in Detroit has got to make sense to Detroiters who think that pensions are more important than paintings..."
Posted August 2, 2013 6:51 AM