Government Art Collection

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Acquisitions

Acquisitions round-up: 90 new works by 45 artists purchased for the UK Government Art Collection

Our pick of the latest gifts and purchases to enter institutional collections worldwide

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Tax

UK government receives record £65m art gifts in lieu of inheritance tax

National scheme gains significance in the pandemic as "a shift away from blockbuster touring shows" will place greater importance on public collections

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Slavery

Links to the slave trade found in more than 200 works belonging to UK Parliament, survey says

Review of state art collection is part of move to make it “more representative of diversity”

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Tacita Dean

'Passionate European’ Tacita Dean unveils stormy new work for UK Government Art Collection

Artist’s Californian cloudscape, drawn in chalk, hangs in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office