In what seems to be a novel situation, a Dutch court will compel artist Danh Vo to provide collector Bert Kreuk with a room-size installation work. Kreuk will pay Vo $350,000. The artist will be fined $10,000 per day if he refuses to deliver up to $350,000:
The Danish-Vietnamese artist Danh Vo must within one year one or more “space-filling” Creating artwork for collector Bert Kreuk. That has given the court in Rotterdam. The court considered it proven that Kreuk in 2013 an agreement with Vo and his gallery closed on the purchase of such work.
Kreuk wanted to exhibit work in the Municipal Museum in The Hague, where he could show his collection. Vo eventually sent a smaller work, which the museum signed a loan agreement. Bert Kreuk left there to seize. That work is returned Reg. But the judge finds that there is sufficient evidence that Vo and his gallery had promised to the collector to provide a larger work that room 38 of the Municipal stuffed could be.