Art Newspaper Explores Works Held Out of View in Private Collections

November 19th, 2018

The Art Newspaper has a piece this week on the works in private collections now withheld from public viewing, and the works that often are never seen again, including speculation on some works owners have wished to have destroyed when they die. “The idea of a right to destroy gave way to the idea that you cannot do this, and nowadays there is a ‘duty of care’ for owners of art works,” says Dr. Edgar Tijhuis, an art law specialist.

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