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Turin

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Exhibitions

New perspectives on an Old Master: Andrea Mantegna show to open in Turin

Exhibition at Palazzo Madama promises an impressive number of works—and a fresh view of the Renaissance master's legacy

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Books

Titan of Turin: Italy's greatest interior decorator receives definitive scholarly book

Bertrand de Royere provides a thorough examination of the life the 19th century decorator and furniture designer Pelagio Palagi

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Diary of an art historian

Gran Torino offers Van Dyck, hot chocolate and the ghost of Il Duce

Turin has all the grandeur of Paris, but none of the haughtiness

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Artissima

Artissima makes some noise with a new section for sound-based art

The Italian contemporary art fair is looking into cutting edge works this November

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Conservation & Preservation

Turin’s Chapel of the Holy Shroud—almost entirely destroyed by fire—reopens after €30m restoration

State-of-the-art conservation project that took 21 years brings masterpiece of Baroque architecture back to its former glory

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Art market

How two missing legs helped the restitution of an Italian secrétaire worth €2m

The Italian state has a permanent right to confiscate illegally exported work

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Exhibitions

Turin exhibition dwells on contemporary art's futile obsession with the new

OGR's first show remixes the city's collections from antiquity to present, reflecting on the over production of contemporary art and the fact nothing is new

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Art market

Back to the future: Artissima to champion 80s art and new talent

New director Ilaria Bonacossa introduces a drawings section and plans to return Turin fair to its experimental roots

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May 2011

Gian Enzo Sperone: 'The nature of the art market has changed for ever'

The Italian dealer and co-founder of Sperone Westwater spoke to us in 2011 about botany, the difference between European and US galleries and why the "big gallery" systems won't last

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Salvador Dalí

Anna Mariani talk links Bracelli with Dalí

A review of 17th century Genoese artist and the 20th century Surrealist

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Turin

Major contemporary art collection unveiled in remote town south of Turin

Pinault, Saatchi...Viglietta?

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Wolfgang Tillmans

Wolfgang Tillmans and Shirin Neshat side by side in Turin shows

Photography and video art at Castello di Rivoli

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Jeffrey Deitch

Jeffrey Deitch exhibition contemplates the human condition in Turin

The Castello di Rivoli again plays host to Deitch's explorations of contemporary art

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Turin

Turin gets a private museum of decorative art

Pietro Accorsi's long wait to showcase his collection is over

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Collectors

Turin shows hidden talent at Castello di Rivoli as six top collectors go public this month

Italy's most discreet city has always favoured the avant-garde, now celebrated by this elegantly cerebral exhibition