July 8, 2015
Ermanno Rivetti reports in the Art Newspaper on plans to hire new directors for 20 of Italy’s major art museums.

June 14, 2014
Giorgio Orsoni, the Mayor of Venice, was arrested in early June along with thirty-four others on charges of corruption related to the building of flood barriers and other preservation projects for the city.

February 10, 2014
Fratelli Alinari , founded in Florence in 1852, is the world’s oldest photographic agency.

February 3, 2014
The Newsletter of the Italian Art Society XXVI, no.

January 16, 2014
Randy Kennedy reports in the New York Times that the Prada company , in honor of its new store in Florence, will provide financial assistance for the cleaning of Giorgio Vasari’s Last Supper , which was severely damaged in 1966.

November 25, 2013
The Art Newspaper has published a follow-up report to the ongoing crisis with large cruise ships threatening Venice.

October 10, 2013
A painting kept in a Swiss bank vault is claimed by some to be a lost painting by Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519).

September 4, 2013

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.

August 30, 2013
Silvia Mazza reports in the Art Newspaper that the Riace Bronze Warriors are to go back on display in January 2014 after a six-year hiatus.

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