Out of Storage and Onto Walls, the Uffizi Spreads Its Brand

The gallery in Florence is lending artworks from its depots to smaller towns throughout Tuscany, increasing their appeal and strengthening its ties to the region.

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In Italy Elections, Salvini Coalition Fails to Take Tuscan Prize

A center-right coalition led by Matteo Salvini, once Italy’s most powerful politician, won three key regions but fell short in Tuscany, where victory could have bolstered his comeback bid.

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Slowly, Italy Is Waking From the Coronavirus Nightmare

This is a very strange, subdued summer for a country with an economy that relies heavily on tourism and merrymaking. But E.U. aid is on the way.

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Sirio Maccioni, Whose Le Cirque Drew Manhattan’s Elite, Dies at 88

Dash, charm and matinee-idol looks helped make Mr. Maccioni an unusual sort of celebrity in New York City’s restaurant scene.

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