30 Sep 2017

Art Crime: The mystery of Willem de Kooning's Woman-Ochre

From Saturday Morning, 9:45 am on 30 September 2017
Willem de Kooning's 'Woman-Ochre'.

Willem de Kooning's 'Woman-Ochre'. Photo: NPR

Arthur Tompkins is a District Court judge, and editor of Art Crime and its Prevention: A Handbook for Collectors and Art Professionals (Lund Humphries). He has a special interest in crimes involving artistic masterpieces, and writes a bi-monthly series of articles in the online magazine Versopolis about stolen masterpieces now back on public display. He talk to Kim Hill about the 1985 theft of Dutch-American abstract expressionist artist Willem de Kooning's Woman-Ochre.