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Disasters & destruction

The unluckiest museums in the world? Croatia faces string of natural disasters

Zagreb was hit by an earthquake in March at the height of Covid-19, and now by a severe storm

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Disasters & destruction

The disaster of being hit by an earthquake in a time of Covid-19

Over a third of Zagreb’s museums are unsafe or dangerous to use

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Disasters & destruction

Zagreb Cathedral’s spire damaged in major earthquake

City is "fighting two enemies" as it continues to deal with the spread of coronavirus

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Book Shorts

History of Dubrovnik before, during and after Yugoslav Wars is recorded in photo book

Contrast of city's devastated buildings and monuments and some of their remarkable restorations is heartening

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Sevso silver

Questions arise surrounding legitimacy of items thought to be part of supposedly incomplete Sevso silver hoard

Documents seen by The Art Newspaper reveal that five bowls, 37 cups and 187 spoons were offered with the 14 pieces which make up the Roman treasure

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Sevso silver

Bonhams u-turns on no-sale of Sevso silver

Last month the auction house told us it would not sell the hoard, but now it says it might

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Sevso silver

Bonhams to show Sevso silver in first exhibition since its discovery

Scholars, curators, dealers and collectors have been invited to the private exhibition of the treasure known for its astonishing provenance

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War & Conflict

Vukovar, Croatia: Eleven years on and war is still with them

The devastation wreaked by war in pictures

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Destruction of Croatian monuments ruled a war crime

Yugoslav air force guilty of destroying historic monuments in Dubrovnik

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Conservation & Preservation

Slow progress on restoring war-torn Croatia

Work is underway, but worst hit town Vukovar still 'deserted'

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Sevso silver

The Sevso silver remains in Manhattan storage as court discussions continue

Hungary's appeal of the verdict that was reached in spring awaits a decision

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War & Conflict

Council of Europe report emphasises danger to works of art in emergency storage

30% of the movable cultural property in Croatia needs emergency treatment

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Exhibitions

Photographic exhibition documents the cost of the Croatian conflict

A harrowing look into the damage wreaked during the last seven months

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Conservation & Preservation

Austria to the aid of the Croatian heritage as war rages

Old historical ties revived as the Kunsthistorisches Museum, with government blessing, devises a conservation package

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War in Croatia: An open letter in protest of the devastation in Yugoslavia

Signatories include The Art Newspaper's own Anna Somers Cocks

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War & Conflict

Damage inflicted on cultural monuments in the Yugoslav conflict

Report of the Institute for the Protection of Monuments, Croatian Ministry of Education and Culture, with information collected by 5 October 1991