“Extremely rare” authenticity case causing concern among art law experts

Scottish artist Peter Doig appeared in court in Chicago on Monday (8 August) in an “extremely rare” authenticity case in which he denies painting a desert landscape potentially worth millions of pounds.

Doig is being sued for US$5 million (£3.8 million) by the owner of the painting, former correction officer Robert Fletcher, who accuses Doig of falsely denying that he is the artist responsible for the work. Continue reading