Van Gogh Dispute Brings Immunity From Seizure Into Focus

January 26, 2023

Nicholas O'Donnell authored the article, "Van Gogh Dispute Brings Immunity From Seizure Into Focus," which was published by Law360 [sub. req.] on January 26, 2023.

The article discusses a recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ordering the Detroit Institute of Arts to retain an exhibited Van Gogh painting that a Brazilian art collector claimed had been stolen from him. The case brought into focus The Immunity from Seizure Act, a 1965 federal law which grants immunity from seizure under judicial process for objects of cultural significance imported into the U.S. for temporary exhibition.

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