Director-General: Dott. Onofrio Cutaia
The Directorate-General is supported by the consultancy of the
Technical Scientific Committee for Contemporary Art and Architecture
Prof. Claudio Varagnoli (President)
Arch. Denise Ottavia Lucia Tamborrino (Vicepresidente)
Arch. Gianandrea Barreca
Arch. Francesca Canfora
Director: Dott.ssa Maria Luisa Amante
General affairs, litigation, budget and personnel planning – Development of explanatory directives and cir-culars in the matters under the purview of Directorate-General – Preparation of the elements for the pur-poses of developing regulatory acts and response to parliamentary acts of guidance, monitoring, and scru-tiny in the sector under the purview of Directorate-General – Relations with the Court of Audit (Corte dei conti) – Liaising with the independent assessment body in relation to its attributions and to the activities un-der the purview of Directorate-General – Supporting the Director-General for guidance and supervision of the bodies supervised by Directorate-General – Supporting the work of the technical/scientific Committee for contemporary art and architecture – Fulfilling and monitoring the publicity and transparency obligations for Directorate-General’s activities.
Unit I participates in the implementation of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR) "Italia Domani", within the framework of the Next Generation EU Programme. It oversees, as implementing structure, the "Capacity building " for cultural operators to manage the digital and green transition", within the framework of Mission 1 "Digitisation, Innovation, Competitiveness, Culture and Tourism", Component 3 "Tourism and Culture 4.0", Investment 3.3 - Carries out all necessary tasks to achieve the related objectives.
Implementing the Plan for contemporary art pursuant to Law no. 29 of 23 February 2001– Fostering knowledge of contemporary art in Italy and abroad and promoting the works of young artists and of con-temporary art in public spaces – National and international-level cultural action programmes – Activities con-nected to the safety and circulation of contemporary artistic heritage – Promoting and monitoring the mak-ing of artworks in public buildings pursuant to Law no. 717 of 29 July 1949– Payment of taxes through the transfer of contemporary artistic assets – Activities to promote and capitalize on expressions of contempo-rary culture, with particular reference to supporting the young generations – Activities of cataloguing, study, and research in the sectors of the contemporary visual arts. Research, knowledge, and promotion of art ar-chives, in agreement with the Directorate-General for Archives and with other institutions in the sector.
Fostering knowledge and the promotion of contemporary architecture in Italy and abroad – National and international level cultural action programmes – Fulfilling obligations in the matter of: declaration of the artistic importance of works of contemporary architecture, pursuant to and to the effects of art. 20 of Law no. 63322 April 1941; the granting of economic contributions for architectural works declared to be of artistic importance and for the interventions recognized of particular quality of architecture and urban planning pursuant to art. 37 of the Code; promotion of project quality, as well as support for the conception of and consulting for the planning of public works – Promoting the quality of the project and of the work of architecture and urban planning – Activities of cataloguing, study, and research in the sectors of contemporary architecture – Research, knowledge, and promotion of architecture archives, in agreement with the Directorate-General for Archives and with other institutions in the sector.
Activities of cataloguing, study, and research in the sectors of territorial and urban planning, in connection with the requalification of urban peripheries – Investigation for the Minister’s participation in the coordination of the urban policies implemented by the involved central administrations, through the Interministerial Committee for urban policies (CIPU) pursuant to art. 12- bis of Legislative Decree no. 83 of 22 June 2012, converted, with modifications, by Law no. 134 of 07 August 2012 – Participation in promoting and carrying out programmes and plans of urban regeneration and of requalification, including environmental requalification, of urban peripheries – Implementation of the measures pursuant to art. 60, paragraph 4-ter, of Law no. 289 of 27 December 2002.