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The (really) old and new meet in Naples

Pompeii at Madre: Archaeological Material presents artworks that spent nearly 2,000 years buried under ash

The entrance-floor atrium of the exhibition, designed by French artist Daniel Buren, evokes the blockier shapes of early Pompeian wall paintings.

Naples, Italy

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