Artists, gallerists and art professionals celebrated in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

The Queen’s Birthday Honours list was published on 11th June 2021, in which over 1,000 individuals were celebrated for their service to the country. The list, which is the most ethnically diverse list to date, with some 15% of recipients coming from an ethnic minority background, acknowledges the considerable contribution many professionals from the art world have made.

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Experts “frustrated” by Belgium’s government issue new restitution report

An independent panel of scholars and experts from Belgium have called on the country’s government to repatriate colonial-era acquisitions, citing a “lack of initiative from museums and government”. The panel have urged authorities to consider their guidelines for dealing with the nation’s colonial collections, which resemble those adopted in Germany in 2019.

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