Look up upon arrival at London’s St Pancras International station and you might be surprised to find a shining aluminium sculpture suspended from the roof. Designed by acclaimed artist and designer, Ron Arad, the 18-metre-long twisted blade is the latest in a series of installations in the station made possible via a partnership between the Royal Academy of the Arts and St Pancras International. Continue reading
The race is on to find a UK buyer for a £30m artwork before it is exported for sale to an overseas collector.
A temporary six month export ban has been placed on Pontormo’s ‘Portrait of a Young Man in a Red Cap’ by Culture Minister Ed Vaizey, according to a statement published by the Department for Culture, Media & Sport on 23 December. Continue reading
ABA Journal has opened its nominations for the 100 best legal blogs. We would nominate the following art law blogs which we regularly consult for their coverage of the latest art world headlines. Continue reading
Tower Hamlets Council has won a protracted legal battle over the ownership of a £17 million Henry Moore sculpture, ‘Draped Seated Women, affectionately known as ‘Old Flo’.
Brown’s London Art Weekend is this weekend! Continuing our series of art walks around galleries in Mayfair and St James’s from some of the area’s most knowledgeable insiders, today Jonathan Horwich, Global Director of Pictures Sales at Bonhams, introduces his recommended route. Continue reading