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Felix Clay, Portrait of Kerry James Marshall, 2018. Courtesy: © the artist and David Zwirner, London

In further news: Italian government cracks down on art crime; and screening live arts performances fails to diversify audiences 

Xenophobia has escalated to ‘emergency’ levels but the most watched music video on Italian YouTube is by a Tunisian-Italian artist

The Italian architect has offered to help rebuilding efforts, after the collapse of the Morandi bridge which killed 43

Italian politicians want to censor the artist’s poster for a sailing event, which reads ‘We’re all in the same boat’

In a quiet mountain town in Trentino, Italy, the duo Brave New Alps is providing skills and support to precarious migrant communities

Rome’s Galleria Borghese director Anna Coliva was suspended last month, and faces charges of absenteeism and defrauding the public purse

The fate of Italy’s museum sector, Hayden White’s voices and Hitler’s American model: what to read this weekend

Despite the departure of culture minister Dario Franceschini, who championed foreign talent, hope remains for the country’s famed art institutions

Various venues, Rome, Italy

Piero Gilardi, 'Nature Forever', 2017, installation view. Courtesy: MAXXI, Rome; photograph: Francois Fernandez

MAXXI, Rome, Italy

A new documentary portrays the Italian village that has performed plays about itself every summer for 50 years 

Barbara Bloom, The Weather, 2015, installation view

Galleria Raffaela Cortese, Milan, Italy