How will you be spending your time during the era of worldwide social distancing? Tim Steiner is quietly sitting on a plinth in a completely empty museum in Tasmania, whilst his elaborately tattooed back is livestreamed across the globe. Continue reading
As the outbreak of COVID-19 has intensified, the UK art market, an inherently international industry, which thrives on both its domestic and global events, has felt the unprecedented effects. With art fairs cancelled and galleries’, museums’ and auctioneers’ doors forced to close, these are uncertain and exceptional times. In an industry which encompasses such a wide range of businesses, from the self-employed artist to the international auction house employing hundreds of staff worldwide, the challenges faced by those in the art market will be many and varied. Below we address some key legal implications for the market, and look at the ways Britain is supporting one of its most high profile and lucrative industries. Continue reading
The outbreak of Covid-19 has plunged the whole world into uncertainty, impacting all industries in an unprecedented and troubling way, including the arts. Across the country, museums, galleries, cinemas, theatres and concert halls have fallen silent.
So, how will Britain support one of their most high-profile and lucrative industries? Continue reading
Last week the UK’s withdrawal from the European-Union-funded ‘Creative Europe’ scheme sparked outrage amongst the creative industries, declaring that the decision “threatens an impoverished future for British creativity“. Continue reading