Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Tuesday, July 6.
Experts Advise Against Blue Boy Loan – U.K. art lovers rejoiced last week when news broke that the Huntington Art Museum would loan Thomas Gainsborough’s The Blue Boy to Britain’s National Gallery, marking the first time the work has left L.A. since it was acquired 100 years ago. Conservators, it turns out, are less pleased. In 2018, a panel of prominent experts unanimously opposed sending the picture