Forensic Art Expert Sues 'New Yorker' Author

Wants $2 million for defamation over David Grann piece

Forensic art expert Peter Paul Biro brought a $2 million defamation suit Wednesday against The New Yorker staff writer David Grann and Advance Magazine Publishers (owners of Condé Nast, which publishes The New Yorker), claiming that Biro’s reputation and career had been damaged by Grann’s article about him in a July 2010 issue of the magazine.