Italy

The importance of mud to Venice

The Italian government decides on 17 October what to do about the cruise ships

Published online: 02 October 2014

Head of Florence’s museums under investigation

Superintendent accused of not carrying out full tendering process for insurance on works of art lent abroad

Published online: 25 September 2014

Unfinished work by Leonardo nearly restored

The artist never completed Adoration of the Magi, but conservation work has revealed a “richer theological dimension”

Published online: 24 September 2014

Photography museum staff plead for their jobs

The small Italian institution’s future is threatened after Milan government pulls out its funding

Published online: 24 September 2014

Hailstorm does €1.5m worth of damage to Florence's museums

Last week’s intense downpour caused leaks in a number of historic buildings

Published online: 22 September 2014

Italy’s planned Holocaust museum moving to EUR, Mussolini’s expo site

Museo della Shoah, first mooted in 2005, could open next year

Published online: 05 September 2014

Energy group gives €12m to restore L’Aquila basilica

Mayor of earthquake ravaged town praises Eni for “adopting” the national monument

Published online: 04 September 2014

Another art theft in Italy

Three 15th-century panels were stolen from the Castello Sforzesco in Milan

Published online: 26 August 2014

Riace bronzes may head to Milan for 2015 Expo

President of Lombardy offers to lend two paintings by Caravaggio in return, but conservators must review the statues’ condition

Published online: 26 August 2014

Gagosian to loan art to public gallery in Rome

Galleria d’Arte Moderna plans extension that will include space for dealer’s artists

Published online: 22 August 2014

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