August 14, 2013

A Day for Detroit

Today many art blogs are bringing attention to the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts. I will post a selection of images here on Open Space, showing works that will most likely be sold off, as Christie’s has now been hired to appraise the collection. Although Christie’s will also discuss “non-sale” alternatives, it’s pretty clear the writing is on the wall, so to speak.

So before the moving vans show up here are some of the items that may end up on the auction block . . .

A Warrior, His Horse Wounded, 1890

A Warrior His Horse Wounded, 1890

Performing the Dreams of Black Tail Deer, 1890

Performing the Dreams of Black Tail Deer, 1890

Navaho Wearing Blanket, 1870

Navaho Wearing Blanket, 1870

#DayDetroit #Detroit

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