A sophisticated organized crime group used bulldozers and advanced metal detectors to excavate ancient artifacts in southern Italy, and deployed facilitators across Europe to traffic them.
After the Italian government declared a state of emergency and issued an international appeal for donations, locals are rushing to save the city’s libraries, museums, and churches.
Local authorities called for a state of emergency in the worst floods to hit the lagoon city in more than 50 years.
Bologna boomed with professional women artists, primarily painters. Of the 300 active painters in the city during the 1600s, around 25 were women — more than in any other Italian city.
The “Phenomenal Ocean” Convening brought together artists, scientists, and lawyers to take a deep look at the “Special Report on the Oceans and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate,” issued in September.
“Angels Unaware” by Canadian artist Timothy P. Schmalz shows 140 migrants in a refugee boat and is now on view in the Vatican’s St. Peter’s Square.
The image tagging system that went viral on social media was part of artist Trevor Paglen and AI researcher Kate Crawford’s attempts to publicize how prejudiced technology can be.
Without Limits challenges students to rethink fashion while simultaneously integrating protective technologies for the aging population.
The wooden box full of amulets, trinkets, and gems is believed to have belonged to a Roman sorceress, according to the Archaeological Park of Pompeii.
The video art of Isuma, the first international media organization created by and for Indigenous peoples, highlights the contemporary and historical impasses they are forced to navigate.
Surprises and puzzles in Venice and Vienna, from Sean Scully to Tintoretto.
This week, the Quad is screening a series of the blood-spattered, sultry Italian thrillers from the 1960s and ’70s.