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About Joanna Owens

Joanna Owens is Of Counsel in the Insurance Group at CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP, with a particular interest in art law and disputes involving art world professionals and their insurers. She is currently studying for the IAL Diploma in Art Law.

Return to donor: Tate to deaccession Bacon archive

Posted on: July 20, 2022 by Joanna Owens

The Tate is to take the unusual step of deaccessioning from its collection and returning to the donor material from the studio of Francis Bacon, once described as the Tate Archive’s most important acquisition ever and suggested to be worth around £20m. The Tate is one of a number of UK National Museums governed by national legislation, whose […]