Northampton awaits Arts Council's response after controversial sale

Meeting to review museum's status after Egyptian statue ends up in private hands

Published online: 24 July 2014

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Sale of ancient statue goes ahead despite opposition from Egypt

Northampton council is selling sculpture at Christie's to fund museum expansion and refurbishment

Published online: 10 July 2014

Delaware museum expects to be shunned 'for years' for selling art

American Alliance of Museums condemns decision as "flagrant violation" of its standards

Published online: 27 March 2014

Norwegian museum agrees to return painting by Matisse to Rosenberg's heirs

Looted in France by the Nazis, the work was acquired by shipping magnate and his wife, a famous ice skater

Published online: 24 March 2014

Art sale to plug pension deficit

Royal Geographical Society pins hope on mystery Australian buyer to solve £3.5m financial headache

Published online: 03 September 2013

The great British sell-off continues

With penalties limited, public opposition may be the best way to stop politicians casting an acquisitive eye over collections

Published online: 03 September 2013


Dia founders oppose plans to sell works to start acquisition fund

The founders of the New York-based Dia Art Foundation are speaking out against its plan to sell a group of works this autumn to raise money...