Italy

Fiume for Fiumians

The multi-layered complexity of ‘Europe’s smallest successor state’ between 1918 and 1921.

How Venice Lost Its Art

The arrival of Napoleon’s troops in Venice in 1797 instigated one of the biggest plunders in the history of art. 

Fascist Architecture

Though many writers, film-makers and other artists found it difficult to work in Fascist Italy, modernist architecture flourished under the less than watchful gaze of Mussolini.