San Severino Marche Artwork Restored

San Severino Marche Artwork Restored

San Severino Marche, Italy, sees the return of artworks damaged in the 2016 earthquakes. In the fall of 2016, between August and October, three large earthquakes and many smaller ones wrecked central Italy. Over 300 people were killed, and homes, churches, and museums...
Parthenon Marbles: Shared Custody?

Parthenon Marbles: Shared Custody?

The Parthenon Marbles should be given back to Greece but the shared custody suggested by George Osborn would still be progress. The Parthenon Marbles, which once decorated the pediments of the Great Parthenon in Athens, are 21 carved figures in deep relief. They were...
Cosquer Cavern: A Race Against Tide

Cosquer Cavern: A Race Against Tide

The Cosquer cavern is being eaten away by sea level rise and pollution, and diver-archaeologists are racing the tide. Henri Cosquer knew the risks of cave diving when he explored a long cavity cut into the limestone cliffs near the city of Marseille, on the...
Looty – Digital Restitution Project

Looty – Digital Restitution Project

Looty: a digital restitution project is making NFTs from stolen art while museums drag their feet about returning it. Despite the name, the creators of Looty maintain that their work is entirely legal. They visit museums displaying art stolen from Africa, use phones...
Pysanka Makes Ukraine Feel Close

Pysanka Makes Ukraine Feel Close

Pysanka, Ukrainian egg decorating, is seeing a wave of popularity as a way of connecting with the news. Pysanka (pronounced pi-san-kuh) is a Slavic art form dating back at least to the pre-Christian era. The oldest known example was found recently in Lviv and dated to...
Konami Hits the NTF Market

Konami Hits the NTF Market

Konami auctioned off their first NFTs, featuring artwork from their famous Castlevania series. Together, they went for over $156,000. The Konami Memorial NFT Collection was minted to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Castlevania, a series of video games, comics, and...
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