The art collector wouldn’t give up fighting with DIA over a Van Gogh painting

A Brazilian art collector is not giving up his fight to recover a Vincent van Gogh painting that he claims was stolen from him years ago, then ended up in the Detroit Institute of Arts. In US District Court on Monday, the art collector’s attorney, Aaron Phelps, filed his notice of appeal over a judge’s … Read more

The DIA claims that Van Gogh’s Mysterious Past is immune to seizures

Detroit — The Detroit Institute of Art cannot be forced to relinquish control of a multimillion-dollar painting by Vincent Van Gogh in the middle of a federal lawsuit because the artwork is protected by a federal law that grants immunity to foreign artwork displayed in the United States, museum lawyers said Monday. The painting, “Liseuse … Read more