Photo Gallery: Sponsoring Culture in Italy
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Photo Gallery: Sponsoring Culture in Italy

Temple for Rent Italy Hopes Sponsoring Can Save Cultural Treasures

With the country mired in debt, Italy's cultural budget has been slashed in recent years, spelling trouble for several historic sites. Many local politicians have turned to corporate sponsorships to raise the money necessary for vital upkeep. The trend has attracted considerable criticism.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan