Art UK is the successor to Your Paintings. It is a joint initiative between the Public Catalogue Foundation (now known as Art UK), 3,000 museums and other art collections, and the BBC.

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The Art UK copyright team is dedicated to tracing copyright holders of paintings in the participating collections in order to reproduce images on Art UK.

Please note that Art UK is not able to forward requests regarding image permissions or provide high resolution images. Any enquiries should be directed to the collection that owns the artwork. Collections' contact details can be found on their Art UK venue pages.

Art UK would like to to hear from you if you are a copyright holder of any of the artworks reproduced on Art UK. Please email [email protected].


Art UK copyright team

Copyright Manager: Aidan McNeill 

Copyright Officer: Irum Ali

Copyright Officer: Mary Rose Rivett-Carnac

Art UK is advised by Naomi Korn (, a copyright specialist who works across the UK’s public sector.