Aspen Judge Issues Arrest Warrant for Slashing of Christopher Wool Painting

May 3rd, 2018

An Aspen judge has issued an arrest warrant for the 2017 slashing of a Christopher Wool painting, stating that the work was likely attacked by the owner’s son.  Its owner originally did not seek insurance damages on the painting, and attempted to clear up the matter privately. “We could even put it up for sale now for $3.5m on the basis it is ‘famous,'” owner Harold Morley wrote in a prior letter. “Since we are not making an insurance claim there is no reason why the recollection of the incident should not be eliminated as quickly as possible from staff and public.

Read more at Aspen Times