September 4, 2017
Architect, theorist, and designer Aldo Rossi died on 4 September 1997 in Milan, the city where he spent a good portion of his career.

June 11, 2017
Lara Favaretto at Skulptur Projekte Münster With the openings this weekend of both Skulptur Projekte Münster and documenta 14 , the contemporary art world enjoys, along with the ongoing Venice Biennale , a rare trifecta of the major continental exhibitions.

May 21, 2017
The Guerniero Herkules Celebrates 300th Birthday In the north Hessen city of Kassel , the baroque Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe celebrates its fourth anniversary as Germany’s newest UNESCO World Heritage site this summer, and it is also the 300 th anniversary of the bizarre but beloved Herkules statue.

August 7, 2016
Sculptor Pompeo Marchesi was born 7 August 1783 in Saltrio.

April 20, 2016
Italian police recover Nazi-looted paintings in Milan

April 8, 2016
Baroque architect Antonio Petrini died on 8 April 1701 in Würzburg, Germany.

October 30, 2015
On 30 October 1500, the Signoria of Venice granted the Nuremberg merchant Anton Kolb a printing privilege for Jacopo de’ Barbaris View of Venice .

April 30, 2015
On 1 May 305, co-Emperors Diocletian and Maximian retired from office.

September 1, 2013
Martin Bailey reports in The Art Newspaper that Unesco has warned Italy that Pompeii will be placed on its “World Heritage in Danger” list unless immediate action is taken to halt degradation and preserve the site.

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