Wow this can be a pandora's box... “These works are exempt from inheritance tax or capital gains tax under the condition that they are maintained, kept in the UK and made available for the public to see,” says an OIA spokesman. Hannah Greig. “We're calling upon art lovers to contact private owners through our website to arrange access and encourage a wide-scale digitisation of these important cultural assets.” The public should try and arrange viewings, the organisation adds.
“We want to break down some of the perceived barriers around the art world in Mayfair.” Royal Academy of Arts #MayfairArtWeekend. http://theartnewspaper.com/news/news/royal-academy-of-arts-launches-partnership-with-more-than-60-galleries/
So interesting!! Find out about inspiring projects created by Chinese artists to address important social issues, with this free online course. https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/socially-engaged-art #SociallyEngagedArt
Fascinating account of how activists have become more artistic in response to Thailand’s social and political injustices. "While most Thai artists stay silent on activist causes, Thai activists, by contrast, have become more creative and ‘artistic’, incorporating directly theatrical and performative elements into their protests. In this essay, which is excerpted from a lecture I gave at the Gwangju Museum of Art in July, I will give a brief outline of the ways artists and act