Newsletter 2020

17 August 2020

Art@Law | Constantine Cannon Europe How recent anti-racism protests have pushed a longstanding debate about colonial looting in Europe: The conversation around the removal of monuments… Read More »17 August 2020

27 July 2020

Art@Law | Constantine Cannon Europe Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Museum seeks to recover ancient Egyptian jars before auction: A lawyer for Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Museum has called on a… Read More »27 July 2020

20 July 2020

Art@Law | Constantine Cannon We are pleased to report that Chambers and Partners has ranked Constantine Cannon Art & Cultural Property Team in the top tier “Band 1” of… Read More »20 July 2020

13 July 2020

Art@Law | Constantine Cannon Europe Sotheby’s to auction £4m restituted Bellotto painting that Jewish retail magnate was forced to sell to Hitler: A painting considered one of Bernado… Read More »13 July 2020

6 July 2020

Art@Law | Constantine Cannon Europe Coronavirus: Arts sector applauds £1.6bn bailout: Cultural leaders have welcomed an unprecedented billion-pound bailout of the arts, which was hailed as… Read More »6 July 2020

29 June 2020

Art@Law | Constantine Cannon Europe Paris dealer who sold golden sarcophagus to New York’s Metropolitan Museum charged with fraud and money laundering: The French dealer Christophe… Read More »29 June 2020

23 June 2020

Art@Law | Constantine Cannon Europe Experts call for regulation after latest botched art restoration in Spain: Conservation experts in Spain have called for a tightening of… Read More »23 June 2020

1 June 2020

Art@Law | Constantine Cannon Europe Research on Gurlitt Trove of art possibly looted by Nazis concludes, offering few answers: One of the most publicised cases of potentially Nazi-looted art began in 2010, when… Read More »1 June 2020

18 May 2020

Art@Law | Constantine Cannon Europe Italian museums start to reopen from today after €55bn lifeline from government: Italy’s museums have taken a financial blow over the… Read More »18 May 2020

4 May 2020

Art@Law | Constantine Cannon Europe French galleries and ‘small museums’ to re-open in stages from 11 May: Galleries and “small museums” in France could reopen from… Read More »4 May 2020

27 April 2020

Art@Law | Constantine Cannon Europe Museums wrangle to extend exhibition loans beyond lockdown: The closure of museums worldwide due to Coronavirus has raised the complicated question of… Read More »27 April 2020

20 April 2020

Art@Law | Constantine Cannon Europe Art galleries in Germany to reopen this week: Last Wednesday, the German government announced that it would begin to lift the country’s lockdown. As… Read More »20 April 2020

06 April 2020

Art@Law | Constantine Cannon Europe British museum set to return sacred artefacts that belonged to indigenous Canadian chief: The Royal Albert Memorial Museum is reportedly planning… Read More »06 April 2020

30 March 2020

Art@Law | Constantine Cannon Our Response to the Coronavirus Crisis Like organisations around the globe, Constantine Cannon is taking steps to remain fully operational while responding to… Read More »30 March 2020

23 March 2020

Art@Law | Constantine Cannon Europe Christie’s switches focus to private sales and postpones auctions to deal with coronavirus: Christie’s London office closed at the end of the… Read More »23 March 2020

16 March 2020

Art@Law | Constantine Cannon Europe Historic, high-value paintings stolen from Oxford college gallery: Three high-value paintings have been stolen in a burglary at Christ Church Picture… Read More »16 March 2020

9 March 2020

Art@Law | Constantine Cannon Europe Fairs in a time of coronavirus: trepidation turns to relief at a quieter—but not disastrous—Tefaf Maastricht: Trepidation among the 285 exhibitors was palpable… Read More »9 March 2020

2 March 2020

Art@Law | Constantine Cannon Europe Newly attributed Artemisia Gentileschi painting of David and Goliath revealed in London: Ahead of the first major UK exhibition of the… Read More »2 March 2020