Detroit Institute of Arts

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In a photo from Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 at the Detroit Institute of Arts in Detroit, The Thinker, a sculpture by Auguste Rodin is seen outside the art museum. Bankrupt Detroit’s ability to retain or protect art masterpieces bought with taxpayer dollars during better times could come down to the generosity of strangers. New York auction house Christie’s is expected this week to hand over its final report on the value of about 3,200 city-owned pieces at the Detroit Institute of Arts to state-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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General Motors, Ford and Chrysler are driving into Detroit's bankruptcy reorganization by pledging $26 million to help support retiree pensions while keeping the city's art treasures off the auction block, officials announced Monday. (AP)

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