After 31 Years, Stolen ‘Woman-Ochre’ Returns

UA staff inspect recovered de Kooning painting for structural weaknesses. . L-R: Nancy Odegaard, Arizona State Museum Head of Preservation; Kristen Schmidt, Registrar, UA Museum of Art; and Nathan Saxton, Exhibitions Specialist, UA Museum of Art

The treasured painting, part of a series by celebrated abstract expressionist Willem de Kooning, is back home at the UA Museum of Art.