Spain seeks to improve artists' rights across EU but labour reforms at home fall short
MEPs back new support measures for creatives following Spain's Statute of the Artist decree, now in political limbo
EU dealers lobby to slash VAT rates on art sales
A directive that aims to create a single value-added tax system will enable member countries to set their own reduced rates internally
'Fatal for the French art market': dealers decry new EU sales tax that could wipe out Paris's booming commercial scene
The directive will make selling art in France much more expensive—and imperil its post-Brexit position as the EU's market hub
Why is art at the heart of Italy’s far-right political party?
British sculptor Antony Gormley acquires German passport to battle ‘Brexit disaster’
Angel of the North artist now holds dual nationality and is ‘keen to retain links with Europe’
Art market money laundering crackdown spreads from UK to the US, but what impact is it having and are businesses taking it seriously?
Romanian politician gears up to sue Brancusi's heir over longstanding copyright battle
Restrictive EU laws prevent the city of Targu Jiu, home to three public works by the Romanian sculptor, from reproducing images of his work
UK treasure items cleared for sale may soon face problems with export to the EU
New licensing regulations for cultural property may hamper metal detectorists' ability to sell legitimate finds on the European market
EU proposes tough new laws on antique ivory trade—despite lack of evidence it leads to modern-day poaching
Proposal appears to contradict European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen's assertion that any new restrictions must be proportional and "evidence based"
In a swift post-Brexit move, UK rejects EU’s strict import rules on cultural property
The rules, aimed at preventing trafficking, have been opposed by the trade and UK government's decision not to continue may put EU art market at a disadvantage
As a Brexit deal is agreed, confused and resigned UK art world ponders life after leaving the European Union
Art dealers, shippers and auctioneers are unsure about how leaving the single market will impact their business—but there is a silver lining
Hundreds of art organisations outraged as UK withdraws from €1.46bn Creative Europe fund
More than 680 cultural figures and institutions sign open letter over decision they believe "threatens an impoverished future for British creativity"
Olafur Eliasson will create 'pan-European' work of art for Germany's EU presidency next year
The project, which is to be designed with participation from children and young people, will be supported by the Goethe Institute
EU adopts new rules on cultural heritage imports
Regulation is designed to protect against smuggling and cut off a source of terrorist financing
French trade warns of VAT ‘disaster’
Warnings that the French government's proposed VAT hikes will undermine the country's standing in the global art market
Shining a light on environmental directives
European Union “green” guidelines create new conundrums for museums and artists
Comment: droit de suite in the EU is bad for all art markets—and the artists it is meant to help
The British Art Market Federation chairman on Artists' Resale Right representing a serious challenge to market competitiveness in 2005
Droit de suite is pushing art sales away from Europe
New report concludes that the levy mainly benefits artists’ estates
Franco-German accord on cultural diversity
Accord reflects fear of American cultural imperialism
Warsaw celebrates its European future by wrapping the Palace of Culture and Science
It will encase its tallest building in gold cloth
Religious tradition dating back to the early Church under attack through the Schengen agreement
UK Charity Commissioners want access for women to Mount Athos
Reviving a war-torn city
A plan to reconstruct Mostar's historic centre
Tighter copyright legislation for EU nations?
Even the most hidebound museum or public institution has now woken up to new technologies
Raphael looks after the arts: The EU's new programme for arts and heritage
While many details are yet to be fine-tuned, it should be ready to protect Europe's cultural treasures by the end of the year
Art lawyer Quentin Byrne-Sutton: "It is not acceptable that works be classified as national patrimony merely to fill gaps in public collections"
The European courts must decide what is a "national treasure"
European Parliament approves the Directive on the Restitution of Cultural Goods
There are concerns however about how effective or restrictive this regulation will be
Agreement reached on EEC exports and restitution
The Regulation to enter into force by the end of March, the Directive in October
The V&A recruits European talent
Dr Norbert Jopek to join Sculpture department
Ministers for the Arts meet to discuss art exports under new EEC regulations
Dondelinger proposes uniform controls on external borders and a restitution system