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Italy bans loans to Minneapolis Institute of Art until it returns Doriforo

Italy bans loans to Minneapolis Institute of Art until it returns Doriforo

No more artwork loans will leaveItaly for the Minneapolis Institute of Art until the American museum returns to our country the Stabiae Doriforo, a valuable Roman copy of the Doriforo of Polyclitus (the date fluctuates between the first century BC.B....
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Uffizi, restored Silenus with Bacchus by Jacopo del Duca: it is the first intervention on the work

Uffizi, restored Silenus with Bacchus by Jacopo del Duca: it is the first intervention on the work

Important restoration at the Uffizi: in fact, work on the Silenus with Bacchus as a child by Jacopo del Duca (Cefalù, c. 1502 - 1604), dating from 1571-1573, has been completed. The bronze of this great protagonist of sculpture in the Florence...
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Art theft in churches and places of worship: investigations from north to south these days

Art theft in churches and places of worship: investigations from north to south these days

About sixty works of art from the Sanctuary of the Consolata and the Franciscan Convent in Susa (Turin) are at the center of the investigation by the Artistic Heritage Protection Unit of the Turin Carabinieri, who are following the investigation coor...
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Agrigento, all set to raise the telamon of the Temple of Olympian Zeus

Agrigento, all set to raise the telamon of the Temple of Olympian Zeus

On Thursday, Feb. 29, at 11 a.m., one of the 38 telamons that supported the temple of Zeus Olympius in the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento will once again be erected and stand guard from its 8-meter height over the millennial Hellenic history of t...
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Modena, BPER project to help school purchase a work by Fabrizio Dusi

Modena, BPER project to help school purchase a work by Fabrizio Dusi

The Istituto Muratori-San Carlo of Modena, thanks to the PCTO (Percorsi per le Competenze trasversali e per l'Orientamento) pathway proposed by La Galleria BPER Banca, participates in the project A scuola d'Impresa. Italy in our museums and business ...
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