Elise Mesnard

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The Art and Science of Art Conservation

Behind-the-scenes looks at the science that goes into art conservation so we all can (potentially) experience the original work for ourselves rather than looking at a digitised scan, a poster-sized print or an encyclopaedia thumbnail<p>When people think of great works of art, they probably think of …

Rijksmuseum Digitizes & Makes Free Online 309,000 Works of Art, Masterpieces Included!

We all found it impressive when Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum put up 125,000 Dutch works of art online. "Users can explore the entire collection, which is …

Tracking The Evolution Of Painting Styles

<i>AsianScientist (Jan. 5, 2015)</i> – Taking a statistical approach, researchers have used digital image processing to quantify the difference in European …

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How to Fix a Monet After Somebody Punches It

Conservators are probably the closest thing the art world has to surgeons. With care and precision, they repair wounds caused by old age, negligence, …

Pigments and palettes from the past – science of Indigenous art

<i>Indigenous Australian practices, honed over thousands of years, weave science with storytelling. In this Indigenous science series, we look at</i> …

Art History

DISCO: Data Integration for Conservation Science

DISCO: Data Integration for Conservation Science<p>DISCO: Data Integration for Conservation Science seeks to improve the ways scientific and technical …

Conservation

Science And Art Meet, Unveiling Mystery And Cultural Tragedy

In the last decade, art conservators – the people who protect and preserve works of art – have begun practicing complicated science. Now they can …

Artists

Can science save the iconic Watts Towers?

One of the most unique artworks in the world soars into a bright blue sky in a neighborhood most Southern Californians never venture into. The Watts …

Technical Analysis of The Crusader Bible

<b>Introduction</b><br>Despite a lack of documentary evidence, the Crusader Bible has long been associated with King Louis IX of France (1214–1270) and was most …

Villanova Art Historians Hope For New Revelations in Painting's X-Rays

<i>(Lead conservator Kristin deGhetaldi stands in front of "Triumph of David," believed to be by Pietro de Cortona. Photo by Stephen Crossot,</i> …

Art

How Stuart Little Solved a Long-Standing Art History Mystery

<i>Stuart Little</i> taught us so much: to celebrate diversity, that love overcomes differences, and that mice look adorable when riding tiny …

Art

Chemists in Vancouver to use lasers to verify Group of Seven painting

Chemistry researchers and scientists will play art detective this week as they test an original Group of Seven painting against a possible one as …

Carlos Museum uses art conservation to create high school science labs

A partnership between the Michael C. Carlos Museum and Emory's Center for Science Education (CSE) is turning STEM into STEAM by injecting the arts …

Pedagogy

The Cleveland Museum of Art starts a public cleaning of its Caravaggio and says it's uncertain whether it is fit to travel to Sicily

Scientists verify Rembrandt self-portrait worth an estimated $50M

Scientists in Britain have confirmed a 1635 painting of Dutch artist Rembrandt to be an authentic self-portrait, putting to rest a mystery that has endured for over 45 years.<p>The authorship of the painting had been in doubt since 1968, when Rembrandt specialist Horst Gerson determined that several …

Earliest Johannes Vermeer painting authenticated – and up for sale

The painting of Saint Praxedis is one of two Vermeer works still in private hands, and will be auctioned next month in London<p>No window, no letter, no musical instruments, not even a pearl earring: young woman in a pink dress is not what most people think of as a painting by the 17th century Dutch …

Making Colour | Channel

02:54<p>Making Purple: The Science of Art<p>NarYRNnzswM<p>Visit the National Gallery's Scientific Department to see how the blue and red pigments …

Trafalgar Square

Cleaning Reveals Hidden Details of Caillebotte Street Scene

Art World<p>,<p>According to Chicagoist, what originally began a routine cleaning of a painting at the Art Institute of Chicago quickly turned into a …

Hidden Picasso painting revealed with Cornell help | Cornell Chronicle

In October 2012, a famous painting paid a short, hushed visit to Wilson Synchrotron Laboratory, where Cornell scientists used an X-ray detector to …

Conservative innovations

The history of art conservation is almost as long as the history of art itself. Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes were first restored in the …

From Gemstones to Arsenic: How the Development of Pigment Colored Art

Monet and Renoir drenched their canvases in colors that until that point had been prohibitively expensive for most artists, yet during their …

After Decades In Storage, Damaged Rothko Murals Get High-Tech Restoration

Paintings by postwar abstract artist Mark Rothko are highly coveted — in May one of his works sold at auction in London for $50 million. But oddly …

Artists

In-depth analysis of five Renaissance paintings uncovers original artwork and copies

In a single gallery at Carnegie Museum of Art, sacred and scandalous stories unfold. “Faked, Forgotten, Found,” which runs through Sept. 15, reveals …

Globally unique 3D scanner developed by Fraunhofer IGD in use in a museum for the first time

<b>FRANKFURT</b><b>.-</b> On Tuesday, 22 July 2014, for the first time in history, an art object was digitized in a fully automated process at Frankfurt’s …

3D Printing