Conservation

Turkish museum and library destroyed amid protests

Culture minister blames pro-Kurdish demonstrators for violence during unrest sparked by Islamic State’s siege of Kobani

Published online: 30 October 2014

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Crowdfunding campaign launched to restore cathedral spire

Published online: 30 October 2014

Tullio’s Adam returns to view at the Met

The marble nude that smashed to pieces 12 years ago has finally been restored

Published online: 23 October 2014

Unesco threatens to put Venice on its Heritage at Risk list

Concern over development projects prompts request for a monitoring mission

Published online: 15 October 2014

Riace Bronzes will stay put

Vittorio Sgarbi’s petition to bring the ancient statues to the Milan Expo 2015 has been denied

Published online: 10 October 2014

Antiquities collections destroyed in Gaza conflict

A full list of artefacts and sites damaged during this summer’s fighting is due to be presented to Unesco

Published online: 08 October 2014

 

Dig deep for Courbet

The Musée d'Orsay in Paris has launched a crowdfunding appeal to raise funds for the conservation of Gustave Courbet's enormous 22 sq. m...

Under the Big Top

The Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota is returning to its roots in November when it unveils a set of four newly-conserved circus banners...

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...