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“El Suceso” by David de la Mano in Stigliano, Italy – StreetArtNews

David de la Mano is back with hi new work “El Suceso” created by bas-relief carving technique. “El Suceso” is a part of Appartengo, an international art festival in Stigliano, Italy.“Reality can be a wall to our understanding. “El Suceso” deals with the perception of the everyday, the near and the far, what we see and what we don’t see. We can guess “El suceso” but ...

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“Cannot” by Biancoshock in Lodi, Italy – StreetArtNews

Biancoshock recently worked on a new project in Lodi, Italy. Entitled “Cannot”, this installation is a part of the artist’s ‘Nice To Meet You’ Series.Biancoshock uses elements that are easily recognizable as belonging to Western pop culture. His works can be presented as performances in which he is the protagonist of interventions on the street and in which passers-by actively participate, but also as interventions carried ...

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From West Bank ‘apartheid wall’ to gallery walls in Italy: Cake$’s activist art goes on show

DUBAI: Often referred to as the Marilyn Monroe of the East, the late Arab icon Hind Rostom left her mark on the region’s film industry, having starred in more than 70 movies. Born Nariman Hussein Murad in Alexandria, Egypt, on Nov. 12, 1929, her father was Turkish and her mother Egyptian. After her parents’ divorce, a young Rostom lived an unsettled life, following her policeman ...

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Roman Mosaic Repatriated to Italy – ARTnews.com

A 2,000-year-old Italian mosaic depicting Medusa has been returned to the Italian government by U.S. authorities. The artifact, which had been held in a storage facility in Los Angeles since the 1980s, was recovered by the the FBI, which first announced the repatriation on Wednesday. The bureau’s unit overseeing crimes related to artworks began working on the case in late 2020 after receiving a tip from ...

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New York Authorities Return $19 M. Worth of Antiquities to Italy – ARTnews.com

Authorities returned nearly 60 antiquities worth an estimated $19 million to Italy in a repatriation ceremony on Monday. Around a third of the objects had been seized from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Fabrizio Di Michele, Consul General of Italy, was among the Italian officials present at the ceremony to receive the items on behalf of the Italian government. In a ...

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Getty to return trafficked antiquities to Italy

The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles is returning an important group of life-size terracotta figures, known as Orpheus and the Sirens, to Italy after it was determined that they were illegally excavated and exported. The works, made in southern Italy in the fourth century BC, were acquired by J. Paul Getty in 1976, shortly before his death, for $550,000; they have been ...

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Rare Frescos Recovered from 2,000-Year-Old Roman Temple in Italy – ARTnews.com

Archaeologists recovered parts of the frescoed walls and ceiling from the 2,000-year-old Cupra temple in Cupra Marittima, Italy, last week. Intact interior frescos of this kind are extremely rare. The frescos are painted in blue, yellow, red, black, and green hues, and decorated with such motifs as flowery garlands, candelabra, and tiny palms. They were discovered during excavations that began in July under the ...

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“Border Light” by BEPART Creative Studio in Campobasso, Italy – StreetArtNews

“Border light: istruzioni per abitare il margine” by the digital art experts Joris Jaccarino and Alessandro Alliaudi of the start-up BEPART is a project winner of the “Creative Living Lab – 3rd Edition” public notice, promoted by the Directorate-General for Contemporary Creativity of the Italian Ministry of Culture.The project has been conceived and implemented by ACAG (Associazione Culturale Antonio Giordano), in collaboration with local organizations (the ...

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Getty Museum to Return Illegally Excavated Orpheus Sculptures to Italy – ARTnews.com

The Getty Museum in Los Angeles will return a group of Orpheus sculptures to Italy after investigators said that the artifacts were illegally excavated and exported. In September, they will be sent to Rome. According to the museum, the Antiquities Trafficking Unit of the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office had first raised concerns about the terracotta sculptures, which are more than 2,000 years old. Timothy ...

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Ancient Etruscan Healing, Fertility Offerings Found in Italy Springs – ARTnews.com

Archaeologists at San Casciano dei Bagni, in Tuscany, Italy have found body part-shaped offerings near the area’s hot springs, long reputed for their restorative powers, CNN reported Wednesday. The archaeologists discovered offerings in the shape of newborn babies, wombs, penises, breasts, ears, and other body parts buried in the mud at the bottom of the pools. The offerings, which date to the pre-Italic Etruscans ...

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