Italian Sculpture

News
Disasters & destruction

After CCTV footage is released, tourist who damaged Canova sculpture turns himself in

Italian court may press charges after three toes on the statue were broken

News
Disasters & destruction

Snap! Tourist takes a selfie on a 19th-century Canova sculpture—and breaks off two toes

Concerns raised about how the visitor gained access to the Paolina Bonaparte cast

Archive
Exhibitions

Alessandro Vittoria's first exhibition opens in Castello del Buonconsiglio

The exhibition of this Venetian baroque sculptor explores his life as a sculptor and collector, and documents his friendships with other artists of his time

Archive
Restitution

Lost Italian art: Search goes on for masterpieces which went missing in WWII

We publish here for the first time in English a sample of the huge quantity of works of art removed from Italy during the war. One brave man, Rodolfo Siviero, devoted years to tracking them down, but many are still missing. Can you help?