Wednesday 10 September 2014

Fears that corporate cash will lead to Disneyfication of Italy's cultural heritage?

According to this report, Italy’s kings of fashion are poised to give this nation’s crumbling monuments a makeover to restore them to their former glory, something the cash-strapped Italian government cannot do. 

They are throwing millions of euros toward desperately needed restorations in exchange for various sponsorship rights, helping spur one of the single-largest periods of archaeological and artistic renewal in modern Italian history. 

Read more at: The Archaeology News Network

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