September 20, 2016
Salvaging the History of Amatrice and Surrounding Towns In the wake of the catastrophic earthquake of late August 2016 that leveled entire towns and left almost 300 people dead, the New York Times has reported that teams are also busy assessing the losses in the form of art and cultural patrimony.
Finally some good news about the theft at Verona Museum : 12 people were arrested last week by the Italian police for the November robbery at the Castelvecchio Museum.
February 3, 2016
The Drexel University Washington DC Center will host a reception for the exhibition La Scomparsa : The Disappearance of Italy by Blaise Tobia , Professor of Art in the College of Media Arts & Design at Drexel University.
December 8, 2015
Thomas Marks discusses the impact of the theft at the Museo di Castelvecchio, Verona on 19 November 2015 in Apollo Magazine , saying it ‘is hard to overstate the gravity of this theft for both the museum – one of the finest civic collections in northern Italy’ and for Italian museums in general.
September 14, 2015
Gianni Berengo Gardin’s series of photographs, “Monsters in Venice,” hauntingly captures the continuing confrontation between the tourist economy, as represented by huge cruise ships, and the protection of cultural patrimony.
August 21, 2015
Remembering Khaled Al-Asaad
August 19, 2015
After publishing its short list of 200 candidates on 8 July , the Italian ministry of culture has announced the appointments of twenty new museum directors for Italy’s most acclaimed museums in Caserta, Florence, Genoa, Mantua, Milan, Modena, Naples, Paestum, Perugia, Reggio Calabria, Rome, Taranto, Turin, Urbino, and Venice.
December 16, 2014
Bronze statue lost and found.