BAMF

The British Art Market Federation was formed in 1996 to represent the interests of the UK’s large and diverse art and antiques market. Maintaining contacts with government, BAMF’s members range from trade bodies like The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association and The Antiquities Dealers Association, to The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and auction houses including Sotheby’s, Christie’s  and Bonhams.


BAMF urges Blair not to forget battle against art resale levy

21 May 2001

BRITISH Art Market Federation chairman Anthony Browne has appealed to the Government to continue the fight to protect domestic trade interests from the worst aspects of droit de suite.

Strasbourg blow over droit de suite

19 December 2000

THE British Art Market Federation has expressed disappointment as the European Parliament is seeking to reverse special provisions for the UK concerning droit de suite, the artists’ resale levy.

BAMF keeps up the pressure on the EU over droit de suite

31 October 2000

ANTHONY Browne, chairman of the British Art Federation, has just led a delegation of art dealers to Strasbourg to lobby the European Parliament further on the artists’ resale levy, droit de suite.

Politicians debate new rules for trade

24 April 2000

UK: LEADING representatives of the trade have given evidence before the Culture Select Committee which is considering whether Britain should introduce new laws to tackle art theft and trade in illegally exported antiques.

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