Tag Archives: Foundations

A new red line? Controversial gifts in the spotlight

Posted on: March 22, 2019 by Paul Stevenson

Last night, news broke that the Tate’s board of trustees have decided not to seek or accept further donations from the Sackler family. This comes hot on the heels of reports in the BBC and other outlets this week that the Sackler Trust has withdrawn a £1M ($1.3M) potential donation to the National Portrait Gallery. […]

Uncertain Future for one of Switzerland’s Most Extensive Private Art Collections

Posted on: January 26, 2014 by Nina M. Neuhaus

Over a span of thirty-five years, Werner Coninx, scion of a renowned publisher family from Zurich, established one of the most extensive private art collections in Switzerland.  At its peak, the collection consisted of c.14,500 artworks. While containing a few masterpieces by Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele and Ferdinand Hodler, the collection covers a wide range […]