Getty, Mellon Trusts Add $13 Million to Help Save Detroit's Art

  • June 11, 2014 22:06

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The Nightmare by Henry Fuseli
Detroit Institute of Arts

After U.S. automakers announced ealier this week a combined $26 million pledge to save the collections of the Detroit Institute of Arts from the city's creditors, two charitable foundations followed suit on Wednesday with a $13 million pledge for the museum.

The J. Paul Getty Trust will give $3 million and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation pledged $10 million as part of the "Grand Bargain" to keep the DIA's art from being sold to alleviate Detroit's $18 billion debt load.

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