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
A Mafia informer says a stolen painting can never be recovered—but not everyone believes him. 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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