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Who Stole $30 Million Worth Of Art From Italy’s State Broadcaster?

“The Italian press has dubbed it the ‘sack of RAI.’ Investigators believe disgruntled former staff members stole a trove of artworks worth an estimated $30 million from the Italian public broadcasting company Rai over a period of decades.” – Artnet
Tags: Art, Media, Italy, Visual, RAI, 06.14.21

Italian TV employees suspected of thieving dozens of works of art

‘Priceless’ pieces removed from Rai’s offices by employees and replaced with fakes, police believe“Disloyal employees” at Italy’s public broadcaster, Rai, are suspects in the theft of dozens of works of art from its offices thought to date back to the 1970s.In what the daily newspaper Il Messaggero has described as “the sack of Rai”, the “priceless” artworks were removed from the broadcaster’s headquarters in Rome and units across the country and replaced with fakes. The works included original ...
Tags: Art, Europe, World news, Rome, Italy, Art Theft, Claude Monet, RAI, Amedeo Modigliani, Il Messaggero, Renato Guttuso

Italy’s State Broadcaster Proposes Separate Channels For Men And Women

“A source at RAI said the plan was about repositioning programmes to better target male and female audiences, rather than gender segregation, but the potential move has been lambasted by opposition MPs and women’s groups.” – The Guardian
Tags: Art, Media, Italy, RAI, 04.19.19

Italian State Television Suspends Cooking Show Chef Because He Cooks Foreign Food

“Vittorio Castellani, also known as Chef Kumalé, says RAI told him in a telephone call last week that his role [on the program La Prova del Cuoco (The Chef’s Test)] had been temporarily put on hold because producers of the programme, hosted by Elena Isoardi, the girlfriend of Italy’s far-right deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, wanted to give more space to ‘multi-regional’ Italian rather than ‘multicultural’ food.”
Tags: Art, Media, Italy, RAI, Matteo Salvini, 10.30.18, Vittorio Castellani, Kumalé, Elena Isoardi

Kids (And Mammas) Throng Elena Ferrante Casting Call In Naples

"HBO and the Italian state broadcaster RAI caught the Ferrante Fever and are producing an eight-episode mini-series inspired by [My Brilliant Friend] ... In a throwback effort at authenticity, producers are looking for amateur child actors - two sets of girls in 8- and 15-year-old iterations, and then a large Annie-esque supporting cast of hard-knock […]
Tags: Art, Hbo, Media, Annie, Naples, Elena Ferrante, RAI, 05.18.17, Ferrante Fever

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