E-Photo Newsletter #263

by Michael Diemar

EU Changes to VAT System Could Bring Down Art and Photography Business in France, but Possible, But Only Partial, Reprieve Looks to Be in the Works

It slipped by with barely anyone noticing it. On April 5, 2022, the EU commission adopted a new directive, Council Directive (EU) 2022/542, to go into effect in 2025, its purpose, to erase special VAT schemes and to harmonize VAT in order to reduce competition between the 27 member states. This would…

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Martijn van Pieterson, AIPAD's new president, notes "This clearly has a significant impact on the art market inside and outside of Europe. Due to the increased import duties, anything imported from outside of the EU will become even more expensive, impacting the bottom line of US and other non-EU galleries.

E-Photo Newsletter #262

Paris Photo Returns One Last Time to the Grand Palais Éphémère, November 9-12

The next edition of Paris Photo will be held November 9-12, 2023, returning one last time to the Grand Palais Éphémère. A VIP Preview (by invitation only) will kick off the international show on Wednesday, November 8th. Situated on the Champ-de-Mars, facing the Eiffel Tour, the temporary space will bring together leading…

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Photo courtesy of Paris Photo.

E-Photo Newsletter #261

AIPAD'S New York Photography Show Returns to the Park Avenue Armory Next Spring

The Photography Show presented by AIPAD has announced its return to the iconic Park Avenue Armory in 2024. Marking its 43rd edition, the renowned event will run from April 25 to April 28, 2024, with an array of photography from all periods and a program of compelling talks and panel discussions. The…

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AIPAD 2016 was the last previous year for the show at the popular Park Avenue Armory.