Peter Doig at Center of Bizarre Lawsuit Over Work He Claims He Didn’t Paint

July 7th, 2016

The New York Times details a strange lawsuit surrounding Peter Doig, who is currently being sued by a Canadian corrections officer.  The officer claims he purchased a work by the artist while he was staying in a Toronto detention center, yet Doig asserts he was never imprisoned, and points out that the work is signed by a one “Pete Doige.”  “This case is a scam, and I’m being forced to jump through hoops to prove my whereabouts over 40 years ago,” he says.Read more at NYT