Federico Castelli Gattinara

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Frieze New York

Holy inspiration: the Met's Costume Institute finds a divine connection between religion and fashion

The museum's annual gala show examines how the Catholic Church’s aesthetics have influenced designers

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Caravaggio

Galleria Borghese launches Caravaggio research centre—with a little help from Fendi

Roman museum aims to become the primary reference for scholarship on the artist

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Contemporary art

William Kentridge unveils 550-metre frieze along Rome's River Tiber

Mural pays tribute to city through more than 80 figures from Roman mythology to the present

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Conservation

Colosseum set to re-emerge in its original white splendour

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Italy to create museum for long-hidden ancient art collection

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Leonardo da Vinci

Portrait attributed to Leonardo in desperate condition

Possible self-portrait needs urgent treatment for mould and bacteria

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Marion True

Marion True defence continues

“Stolen” antiquities put under microscope in Getty trial

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Marion True

Marion True trial: Expert archaeologist Rizzo ends prosecution testimony

As the testimony of the expert witness comes to a close, we look at what the next hearing will entail

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Marion True

Further documents link key defendants in Marion True trial

Hearings drag on into fifth year

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Marion True

Getty letters analysed in Marion True trial

The letters aid claims that the Getty Museum were aware of the origin of the illegally excavated artefacts

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Marion True

“The Fleischmann Collection was just a front” - updates on the Marion True trial

The latest hearing in the Marion True trial links Getty to convicted dealer, again

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Lawsuits

Dodgy dealers, curators and collectors named in the Marion True trial in Rome

The latest in the trial of former Getty antiquities curator, Marion True, and the Paris-based dealer Robert Hech both charged with conspiring to receive illegally excavated antiquities

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Marion True

Trial of Marion True and Robert Hecht over illegally excavated antiquities from Rome continues

Complications over reputation, paperwork, and repatriation

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Marion True

The Marion True trial: troubles in the courtroom

The hearings heated up when one of the defence lawyers threatened to abandon the trial if the prosecution continued its aggressive stance

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Restitution

One rule for the Getty, another for Italy? Italian group appeals restitution verdict

When it comes to returning antiquities from its own collections, Italy drags its feet

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Marion True

The Marion True trial: investigation continues

The trial of former Getty antiquities curator continues with prosecutor Daniela Rizzo offering witness evidence

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Marion True

Tomb robber takes the stand in Marion True trial

Evidence of illegally excavated antiquities in the collection of Getty is presented in court

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Art crime

Getty curator could escape charges on a technicality

Marion True faces charges of conspiring to receive illicitly excavated artefacts

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Marion True

November update on Marion True trial

The Art Newspaper reports

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Marion True

The Marion True trial: continued struggle in the courtroom

Specific artefacts are called into question

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Marion True

The Marion True Trial: information from the courtroom; Sergeant of Carabinieri cross-examined

More evidence is scrutinised

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Marion True

Evidence of Getty Venus’s illicit origin shown to court

Trial of Marion True continues with more evidence against her presented in court

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Marion True

The Marion True trial continues: is there any progression in the courtroom?

The Art Newspaper reports on the events of the continuing trial

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Marion True

The Marion True trial continues: more information from the courtroom

However, both True and co-defendant Robert Hecht were absent

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Marion True

The Marion True trial: information from the courtroom

Evidence is discussed and documents are scoured

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Exhibitions

Italy turns to Modernism as Warhol goes on show in Rome and Florence galleries are revitalised

Beautiful art in the Beautiful Country