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‘No one group has done more to put our heritage at risk than Islamic State’

International cooperation is key to shrinking the market for looted art from the Middle East

Published online: 28 January 2015

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The uglification of Italy is a moral failing

The problems of Venice are a paradigm for other historic cities, says a former Getty chief

Published online: 21 January 2015

Syria and Iraq’s neighbours can help contain the looting

Securing the borders of the two war-torn countries could hamper the antiquities smugglers

Published online: 18 December 2014

Did Marcel Duchamp steal Elsa’s urinal?

The founding object of conceptualism was probably “by a German baroness”, but this debate is rarely aired

Published online: 03 November 2014

The importance of mud to Venice

The Italian government decides on 17 October what to do about the cruise ships

Published online: 02 October 2014

Cambridge scientist challenges the Italian government to show that the cruise ship solution is safe

“A simple question: show us the evidence”, says Tom Spencer

Published online: 20 August 2014