Fascist Italy

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Exhibitions

Under Mussolini: decorative and propaganda arts of the Twenties and Thirties from the Wolfson Collection, Genoa

Estorick Collection

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May 1999

Richard Meier to obliterate Mussolini’s mark

The US architect's new building for ancient Roman monument to replace one commissioned by the Fascist dictator in the 1930s

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Antiquities & Archaeology

The grandest archaeological project since Mussolini’s time has required a special, bureaucracy-defeating agreement

Where archaeology becomes power

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Rome

In 1993 Rome’s town council began preparing for the Millennium. The debate has been over how much to alter Mussolini’s propagandistic exploitation of imperial remains

The archaeology of power

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Restitution

Ethiopian football fans demand return of Axum obelisk looted by Mussolini

Official campaign for restitution of sculptured stele

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Exhibitions

Accused of being a fascist artist after World War II, famous yet neglected, Mantegna now gets his major show

Nicholas Penny talks to the exhibition organiser David Landau about his all-embracing view of one of the greatest Renaissance artists