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Museum gifts

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In the frame

Salvator Mundi-mania comes to Brooklyn

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M+ Museum

Uli Sigg's huge gift to Hong Kong museum M+

The Swiss collector is donating 1,463 Chinese contemporary works, with plans to sell another 47

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Centre Pompidou

Pompidou welcomes Daniel and Florence Guerlain’s deferred gift of 1000 contemporary drawings

The Guerlains are mindful of the fate of an ancestor’s impressionist works, having no wish for their collection to be divvied up in the same manner

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Collectors

Two museums promised a third of one of the great collections of modern American art

Which poses the question: will the late Hannelore Schulhof’s heirs sell major works?

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Collectors

Collector’s £100m art bequest to the UK

Denis Mahon’s gift of the century comes with conditions

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Ludwig Museum

Donating to Museum Ludwig's foundation is more profitable than giving to the museum directly

Foundation lures collectors

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Law

Artists should have same tax deductions as collectors when donating works of art

The Art Dealers Association of America is lobbying the government to change the law

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May 2007

Seattle Art Museum gets $1bn worth of art from 'incredibly devoted group of collectors'

The gift from 53 local patrons is one of the largest in the history of institutional donations

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Miami Art Museum

Miami Art Museum and Miami Art Central may merge

Collectors show their support for Miami art museums

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Law

New legislation could lead to the end of partial gifts to museums

Changes to US tax law could discourage collectors from giving

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Denver Art Museum

Denver Art Museum gets $60m contemporary art gift

The collectors Kent and Vicki Logan donate 300 works of art and an endowment

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Museums

MoMA committee to vote on major drawings collection gifted by Judith Rothschild Foundation

The foundation has offered the museum a collection of more than 2,500 drawings by 400 international artists

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Villa Borghese

Villa Borghese Orangery to be renamed the Bilotti Museum

Rome says yes to collector’s demands

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Antiquities & Archaeology

Collector gets tax break for donating cylinder seals to university

Archaeologists say the artefacts are likely to have been smuggled out of Iraq

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Law

Former Met lawyer to advise private collectors and museums

Reflecting the continuous rise in the value of art and importance of provenance

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Charles Saatchi

Charles Saatchi announces gift of 100 works of art, worth £500,000, to the Arts Council Collection

Is the gift an act of virtuous self-regard?

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Collectors

Collector interview: Peter Maenz. “It felt like home”

The former Cologne art dealer has given, lent, and sold parts of his collection to Weimar, in eastern Germany

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Collectors

Collector interview: Yonfan offers a tribute to the Princess of Wales from Hong Kong to Paris

Photographer and film director Yonfan has given eight Chinese paintings to the Musée Guimet in Paris

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Collectors

Sir Denis Mahon retracts his gift to the Walker in protest against entry charges

Baroque paintings given to National Gallery of Ireland instead

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Walker Art Gallery

Sir Denis Mahon threatens to withdraw pictures from Liverpool's Walker Art Gallery

Veteran collector and lobbyist for the arts opposes introduction of entrance fees

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Victoria & Albert Museum

International designer fashion gift to the V&A

200 outfits to enter the collection

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National Trust

Artist Derek Hill gives over eighty works of art to Mottisfont Abbey

First modern art collection for the National Trust

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Museums & Heritage

Mixed reactions to Gilbert gift of £75 million decorative arts donation

It has been well received in Britain. In Los Angeles, there are divided opinions on the collection and its owner

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Museums & Heritage

The acceptance of items of national heritage in lieu of inheritance tax continues to provide public collections in Britain with new material

A Tanguy for the Tate, important furniture for the V&A