Rome

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Pompeii

Fresco of two fighting gladiators discovered in Pompeii

Italy's culture minister Dario Franceschini says the find shows the site is an "inexhaustible mine for archaeological research"

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Art market

Will the UK be able to take part in antiquities busts after Brexit?

Nineteen of the accused in Operation Demetra face trial in December, while the alleged UK mastermind awaits extradition

Review
Books

Prefab(ulous): the story of an 18th-century chapel made entirely in Rome for a church in Lisbon

This fascinating survey offers both detailed commentary and lavish illustrations

News

Top Italian museum director faces trial over gym visits

The director of the Galleria Borghese in Rome has been suspended without pay for leaving the office

News

Controversial new director plans to turn Rome museum into art ‘asylum’

Critics objected to selection of Giorgio de Finis for role at Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma without an open recruitment process

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Exhibitions

Bernini is guest of honour at patron's villa

Galleria Borghese celebrates the 20th anniversary of its reopening with a show that brings together the artist’s entire career