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Digitisation of museum content during Covid-19

Covid-19: the art and cultural sector On March 11th 2020, the World Health Organization declared the Covid-19 outbreak a pandemic and warned that the resulting global emergency would affect almost every industry and sector. Indeed, the crisis has severely impacted the...

Art market outlook 2021: Agata Becker

That which does not kill us, makes us stronger. This eloquent aphorism has never felt more accurate than over the past year, which we might forever condemn as one of the worst in the post-war history, writes Agata Becker, founder Agart. If anyone had told you five...

Adapting to the new normal – challenges for the art market

The opening of a ‘virtual’ Frieze week in London earlier this month was a reminder of both the significant challenges Covid-19 has posed to the art market, and the innovative and creative responses which have emerged. In contrast to the usual spectacle of bustling crowds cramming into marquees in...
Gavel and books, law, divorce

The art of divorce

It is not uncommon for art to feature heavily in dramatic tales of divorce, writes Caroline Holley, partner at London-based law firm Farrer & Co. Last October, The New York Times article ‘Billionaire’s Ugly Divorce Ignites Battle Over Spectacular Art Trove’ described the dispute...

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