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Creditors Eye Detroit Museum's Art Collection

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Detroit has filed for bankruptcy and the city's creditors have suddenly developed an appetite for fine art.

Many cities don't own art collections outright: exhibitions pass through, pieces are borrowed. But Detroit's most significant pieces of art could fetch $2.5 billion according to an estimate by the Detroit Free Press. That's a big chunk of the city's $18 billion debt.

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