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The Art and Science of Art Conservation | @GrrlScientist

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 361,000 Works of Art, Masterpieces by Rembrandt 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 …

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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> …

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 …

Art

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 …

Second Identities Hide Beneath Several Masterpieces At The New Harvard Art Museums

Support the news<p>CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Before the Harvard Art Museums could be renovated, every work of art — including masterpieces by Matisse, Cezanne, …

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

<i>By Kim Glovas</i><p>VILLANOVA, Pa. (CBS) — The restoration of a 17th century painting is entering a new stage today at Villanova University. A team of …

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 …

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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 …

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

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Paintings conservator Dean Yoder made his debut Tuesday as the co-star in an unusual new exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art.<p>…

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

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 artist Johannes Vermeer, but newly authenticated as his earliest surviving work it is coming up for auction estimated at up to …

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 …

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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

Physical Sciences & Engineering<p>Arts & Humanities<p>News & Events<p>vpk6@cornell.edu<p>607-255-7701<p>In October 2012, a famous painting paid a short, hushed …

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 …

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

Scientific lab analysis at Carnegie Museum of Art of five Renaissance paintings reveals clues about their past.

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 …

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