Italy

Herculaneum gains ground

Buffer zone to be created with the purchase of a 5,200 sq. m plot of land near the archaeological site

Published online: 16 April 2014

Italian collector’s ‘private museum’ seized by police

Antiquities worth an estimated €150m were taken from a villa outside Rome

Published online: 11 April 2014

Italian Modernism judged against a Renaissance background

Verona’s Galleria d’Arte Moderna Achille Forti hopes to complement the older art and architecture found in renovated courts of justice

Published online: 10 April 2014

Chipperfield’s Museo delle Culture for Milan to open this October

The museum for non-European art and objects is a significant test of public-private partnerships in Italy

Published online: 03 April 2014

Rome’s Maxxi to be stripped 'naked' and rebooted

Hou Hanru unveils new artistic direction, which will embrace Iran, China and high Italian fashion

Published online: 31 March 2014

Vatican library goes digital

The Holy See has hired a Japanese IT company to help scan thousands of manuscripts

Published online: 28 March 2014

Bulgari ‘adopts’ Rome’s Spanish Steps

Luxury firm celebrates 130th anniversary by funding €1.5m restoration of historic landmark

Published online: 27 March 2014

Italy pledges €135m to restore southern heritage sites

The under-funded region’s cultural patrimony gets special attention

Published online: 26 March 2014

Florence’s most famous plaza gets a facelift

The cleaning of the Piazza del Duomo’s marble facades to be funded through ticket sales

Published online: 26 March 2014

Ancient fresco stolen from Pompeii

Italy’s culture ministry calls emergency meeting to address security issues at the site

Published online: 21 March 2014

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