Pablo Picasso’s much-loved painting, Child with Dove (1901), is likely to leave the UK for good this year. The work recently changed hands, and the anonymous new owner is free to take the work abroad once its current loan ends in May. “With arts cuts the way they are, it’s going to be increasingly difficult. (The Picasso) is, of course, a catastrophic loss. (But) it’s about being realistic: work is going to leave.” Said Alan Yentob, creative director at the BBC.
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