There are now 11 museums on TikTok, according to the booming social media platform.  Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Last month, the Uffizi Gallery in Florence – long a bastion of tradition – posted a video to its TikTok account featuring Botticelli’s Spring. The pai(...)

Uffizi Gallery director Eike Schmidt holds onto a copy of  ‘Vase of Flowers’ by Dutch artist Jan van Huysum, at the gallery in Florence, Italy. Photograph: Uffizi Gallery press office via AP

The director of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy, has urged Germany to return a Dutch masterpiece stolen by Nazi troops during the second World W(...)