Ivan Macquisten

News
Ivory

After UK's ivory ban, European Commission also considering tighter regulation

Consultation has started with a 62-page report commissioned from wildlife monitoring network

News
Art market

UK art market recovered in 2018, with hike in exports to UAE while trade with Switzerland declines

Global art and antiques imports and exports in and out of the UK increased last year but are yet to reach the levels seen during the 2015 peak

Review
Art market

Sketchy Brexit fails to smudge Paris drawings fair

Sales at the Salon du Dessin continued to be brisk regardless of turmoil in UK parliament

Comment
Art market

Vexed issue of vetting: force for good or conflict of interests?

Tefaf Maastricht's removal of art trade professionals as voting members of its vetting committee raises the wider question of the role of self-policing by fairs

News
Art market

Hard, soft or no-deal: how the UK art market is preparing for Brexit

Costs, paperwork and shipping delays are among gallery concerns, but experts say there are solutions

News
International trade

UK art imports slump as Brexit looms

Falling pound may account for 21% drop in 2017, but exports to China have risen by 350%

News
Art market

Art businesses ill-prepared for new EU data protection law

Data privacy is getting a long-overdue overhaul with GDPR, but is the art market ready?

Podcast

Podcast episode 18: What's the future for ivory antiques?

We explore what new ivory regulations will mean for the art world and meet the 2017 Election Artist Cornelia Parker

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Law

UK museums' right to charge image fees is called into question

Campaign for institutions to free up photographs of out-of-copyright works is backed by legal experts