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Italian politicians clash over Colosseum

The Art Newspaper | Hannah McGivern

The same Italian regional court that recently ousted five directors of Italy’s top national museums has thrown out the government’s plan to create a new archaeological park for the Colosseum and the surrounding area in Rome.

The decision, announced by the Lazio regional administrative tribunal (TAR) on 7 June, voids the international recruitment process for a new director to oversee ancient monuments including the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill and Domus Aurea, which was due to conclude on 30 June. … Read More  

Image: The Colosseum in Rome. (Courtesy of The Art Newspaper)

2018-10-29T11:04:50+00:00