UPDATE on DIA: Judge Gerald Rosen

Following Monday’s announcement that nine federal and local cultural foundations have pledged $330 million to bolster pension funds and save DIA artwork from the auction block, the Detroit Free Press gathered this tidy summary of the hopes, plans and caveats involved in the bankrupt city’s mediation procedures. Throughout all, U.S. Chief District Judge Gerald Rosen shines…

Will Ford and Kresge Save DIA?

Live tweets from the Association of Art Museum Directors meeting in New Orleans last night revealed that Detroit Art Institute director, Graham Beal, was going public with news of a “grand bargain” between city mediators and a number of interested national and local foundations, including the Kresge Foundation, The Ford Foundation, the John S. and…