DETROIT (AP) – A federal appeals court has ordered a Detroit museum to hold onto an 1888 painting by Vincent van Gogh amid a Brazilian collector’s dispute with the museum regarding the work.
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DETROIT (AP) – On Jan. 20, a judge dismissed a lawsuit regarding control of an 1888 painting by Vincent van Gogh, saying federal law bars him from stepping into a dispute between a Brazilian collector and a Detroit museum. The painting of a woman with a book, titled The Novel Reader, is protected from seizure, and the Detroit Institute of Arts can’t be ordered to give it up, U.S. District Judge George Caram Steeh said.
DETROIT (AP) – On Jan. 11, a judge ordered a Detroit museum to hold onto an 1888 painting by Vincent van Gogh in response to a lawsuit by its owner, who claims it has been missing for nearly six years. The painting, titled The Novel Reader or The Reading Lady, is part of a rare van Gogh exhibit, which ends Jan. 22 at the Detroit Institute of Arts.
DETROIT – On the centenary of its status as the first public museum in the United States to purchase a painting by Vincent van Gogh, the Detroit Institute of Arts presents a landmark exhibition that tells the story of the artist’s rise to prominence among American audiences. Van Gogh in America features 74 original paintings, drawings, and prints by the Dutch Post-Impressionist artist, and will continue through January 22, 2023. Visitors can experience the defining moments, people and circumstances that catapulted Van Gogh’s work to widespread acclaim in the United States.
DETROIT – Funded by a gift of $5 million from the Mort and Brigitte Harris Foundation, the Detroit Institute of Arts will hire a new curator and acquire works across media that illuminate the interrelated creative and technological, design and functional endeavors that defined and continue to characterize the ingenuity and development of the American automotive industry, with an emphasis on Detroit’s distinctive place in this narrative. The new collection will be launched with a generous gift of 91 automotive drawings from Julie Hyde-Edwards, which represents decades of study, collecting and advocacy by Julie and her late husband Robert Edwards on behalf of Detroit car designers and the art they produced.
DETROIT — In celebration of Detroit’s history as the hub of American automotive design, the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is enjoying success with its special exhibition titled Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950–2020. Since opening on November 15, 2020, the popular show has been extended multiple times. Its current end date is June 5.
DETROIT – This fall, the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), in collaboration with Aperture traveling exhibitions, presents Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite, featuring more than 40 black-and-white and color works by Brathwaite, an influential activist, photographer and co-founder of the African Jazz-Arts Society and Studios (AJASS). The show opened October 8 and continues through January 16, 2022. Read more
DETROIT – The Detroit Institute of Arts’ board of directors has approved the purchase of a work by Danish artist Rita Kernn-Larsen (1904-1998), furthering the museum’s goal of increasing the number of works by women artists in the collection. This will be the first work by the artist—and the first Surrealist painting by a woman—to enter the museum’s collection. It will also be one of the only paintings by Kernn-Larsen in an American museum collection.