10 September 2016


London’s National Gallery Refuse Restitution Claims By Henri Matisse Painting’s Descendants

London’s National Gallery says it will not be giving the descendants of Henri Matisse’s model Greta Moll a work in their collection claimed to have been received through an “illicit transfer”.  The portrait painted in 1908, entitled “Portrait of Greta Moll” is the subject of a legal claim lodged in New York by three family members of its subject, an […]

20 February 2015


Second Strike Called By London’s National Gallery Staff

A second five-day strike over the privatisation of services at London’s National Gallery has been announced by members of the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union. This will be the second strike in a month at the gallery which is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the UK The walk out, will start […]