November 6, 2017
Harry Bertoia, Italian American Designer and Artist Died on 6 November 1978.

October 22, 2017
Architect Adamo Boari was born 22 October 1863 in Ferrara.

March 9, 2014
The so-called Athlete of Fano, a Greek bronze found off the coast of Italy by fisherman in 1964, is the subject of controversy between the Italian government and the Getty museum, which acquired the statue in 1977.

July 26, 2013
The decision by the city of Detroit to file for bankruptcy has brought attention to the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) and stirred debate over whether city-owned property, including the collections of the museum, can or should be liquidated .

July 26, 2013
Italian-American painter Constantino Brumidi was born in Rome on this day in 1805.

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