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Geographical society knocks third off price of Australian paintings in controversial sell-off

Will UK museum make a bid after Australian collector haggles successfully?

Published online: 22 August 2014

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Mystery surrounds relic of British Empire due to be auctioned in Australia

Object came from British Empire and Commonwealth Museum’s collection

Published online: 21 August 2014

Royal Geographical Society paintings may not go to Australian magnate after all

If the private buyer negotiates a lower price, a UK museum could step in to match it

Published online: 06 August 2014

Arts Council England takes action against Northampton after controversial sale

Egyptian sculpture sell off penalised by loss of museum Accreditation status

Published online: 01 August 2014

Northampton awaits Arts Council's response after controversial sale

Meeting to review museum's status after Egyptian statue ends up in private hands

Published online: 24 July 2014

Sale of ancient statue goes ahead despite opposition from Egypt

Northampton council is selling sculpture at Christie's to fund museum expansion and refurbishment

Published online: 10 July 2014

 

Dia founders oppose plans to sell works to start acquisition fund

The founders of the New York-based Dia Art Foundation are speaking out against its plan to sell a group of works this autumn to raise money...