Will Obama’s ‘middle-class economics’ hit inherited art?
Proposed tax reforms could make the rich feel less well-off—and less likely to spend on art
Heirs of millionaire art collector at loggerheads
The difficulty has arisen because Mr Eastman left the bulk of his estate in a “marital trust” for his wife
Acceptance in lieu deal worth £9.3 million agreed for historic house furniture
Houghton Hall’s William Kent furniture to remain in house but to belong to Victoria & Albert Museum
ArchiveAnthony van Dyck
Tate misses out on a Van Dyck portrait of Lucy Percy
Van Dyke painting withdrawn from sale at Christie's.
ArchiveMuseums & Heritage
The acceptance of items of national heritage in lieu of inheritance tax continues to provide public collections in Britain with new material
A Tanguy for the Tate, important furniture for the V&A