Germany’s ministry of culture has put out a new draft of the proposed cultural property bill that had many artists and collectors up in arms, according to Julia Michalska in the Art Newspaper. In a previous version of the legislation published earlier in the summer, paintings older than fifty years and valued at over $170,000 would require export licenses, even for transport within the EU.
German Cultural Minister tones down controversial cultural property bill
16 September 2015, Germany
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