The relationship between Italian art and politics reconsidered through restaged exhibitions from the Fascist era
The Pinacoteca di Brera’s overlooked collection of modern Italian art gets a welcome outing in London
The Italian artist, minimalism’s chosen forefather, was a key figure of the post-war avant-garde
A convincing case is made for the Italian artist’s ambitions, and the need to bring a wider audience to his work
Eleven of Lucio Fontana’s ‘Spatial Environments’ have been meticulously recreated in Milan – and the effects are extraordinary
In the decade since it opened, the collection has emerged as a frontrunner among Italy’s contemporary cultural foundations
Pietro Consagra made sculptures with the camera in mind, and worked closely with photographer Ugo Mulas
The transformative art of the Arte Povera pioneer will continue to beguile and challenge us
The Italian artist uses humble materials to promote a high-minded utopian message. How does his work fare in such opulent surroundings?
Umberto Boccioni’s untimely death in 1916 turned him into the tragic hero of Futurism – and helped the artist’s reputation flourish abroad
Fausto Melotti’s sculptures ingeniously blur the line between figurative and abstract forms and his work deserves to be better known
Lina Bo Bardi’s innovative approach to collection display has been revived
Uncovering some of the period’s forgotten stars
The centenary of the artist’s birth is being marked by exhibitions and events worldwide
The National Portrait Gallery celebrates the woman who Cecil Beaton called ‘a new icon of femininity’
Authenticity is out of fashion
Is London’s attention shifting away from Italian art?
Barbara Hepworth once called plaster ‘a dead material’. She was wrong
The term ‘avant-garde’ has shifted meaning from its military roots to the byword for artistic innovation. How should we apply it to art history?
Bonalumi was a pivotal figure in post-war Italian abstraction; finally he’s getting the attention he deserves
An extraordinary quantity of post-war Italian art has been exhibited, sold and written about this year. What’s behind the rich pickings?
In 1959 a flash of activity illuminated Milan’s already vibrant artistic scene
Scientists have developed an algorithm that identifies visual affinities between paintings. Are we all out of a job?