Saving Italy’s art

madonnaThis topic is exactly was my students were studying last spring/summer – the problem that Italy cannot afford to restore all its works of art and architecture. Architectural monument restorations are being funded by fashion houses, and now citizens have to vote which art works get saved. Hmmmmmmm

http://www.npr.org/2014/01/21/263502871/which-artworks-should-we-save-cash-strapped-italy-lets-citizens-vote