Conservation

Gothic church's frescoes destroyed during restoration

Only around 3% can be saved, say heritage campaigners

Published online: 26 August 2014

Recently published

Cambridge scientist challenges the Italian government to show that the cruise ship solution is safe

“A simple question: show us the evidence”, says Tom Spencer

Published online: 20 August 2014

New route for Venice cruise ships would damage the lagoon

Governmental decision favours business interests

Published online: 20 August 2014

Augustus to rise again in Rome

The Roman emperor’s ruined mausoleum will be restored and reopened to the public

Published online: 19 August 2014

Jordanian shopkeeper now helps protect Petra

A Unesco project has trained locals to monitor cracks in the ancient site’s stone face

Published online: 15 August 2014

All of Andy's films to be digitised, plus 4,000 videos

Special effects film company sponsors the MoMA and Warhol Museum co-production

Published online: 14 August 2014

 

Ommegang’s all here

Uniformed men on camelback, festooned floats, men wearing devil costumes and a sea of people dressed in conservative black: there is a lot...

You can’t always rent what you want

The 70,000 fans that filled the Circus Maximus for the Rolling Stones’ three-hour concert last weekend may have got Satisfaction, but it...

Save Rizzoli Books

New York’s Rizzoli bookstore, a midtown Manhattan cultural haven, may soon have to pack up shop and move to a new location thanks to a...