Photo Gallery: Art as Asylum Seeker
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Photo Gallery: Art as Asylum Seeker

Foto: CAM Casoria Museum

'A Warning Scream from Italian Art' Naples Museum Requests Asylum in Germany

After years of mafia threats and what he sees as official indifference, the director of a contemporary art museum near Naples has had enough. In a letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, he has requested asylum for his museum -- and says his entire staff is prepared to move to Berlin if she agrees.
Von Josh Ward