With masterpieces in Italian churches harder to steal, thieves are targeting less valuable objects: candelabra, chalices, even the silver crown of a carved saint Read More
The artist gets acrobatic with scenes of tightrope walkers, jugglers, and other circus personalities Read More
A new virtual-reality project at the Vatican Museums allows visitors to wander through a 2,600-year-old Etruscan burial vault Read More
Gadfly and provocateur Vittorio Sgarbi takes on the Venice Biennale. Read More
Vatican restorers cleaning Michelangelo's last frescoes didn't remove later overpainting, dividing art historians and prompting an appeal to a higher authority. Read More
As the Vatican tries to build bridges between the Catholic Church and living artists, it also makes plans to exhibit new works. Read More
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