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An Amazing New Use For Lasers In The Art World

AP | MARTHA WAGGONER | Posted 07.05.2013 | Arts

DURHAM, N.C. -- A Duke University professor who developed a laser to study melanoma has discovered a new use for the system: uncovering what's underne...

Behind the Scenes at Disaster Planning & Response Art Rescue

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 12.19.2011 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

DPR Art Rescue handles art emergencies. They can evacuate and care for artwork in the event of a fire, flood or any natural emergency. Now that's an organization that supports artists!

Artists As Restorers... Of Their Own Artwork

Daniel Grant | Posted 10.08.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

It's not clear what responsibility artists bear to their completed work, especially after it has been sold. That's particularly the case for artists who use ephemeral materials; isn't it the buyers' responsibility to know what they're getting?

WATCH: Van Gogh Restoration As Performance Art

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.26.2011 | Arts

CINCINNATI -- An art historian has put himself on display at an Ohio museum as he works to restore an 1890 painting by Vincent van Gogh. Visitors t...

Repair Damaged Artwork Yourself? Maybe Not

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Some people believe that, since oil and water don't mix, one may clean an oil painting with soap and warm water. It sounds like it should be okay, but it's not.

Standing in a Foyer of Surrealism

Suzanne Deal Booth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Suzanne Deal Booth

A large, writhing faux-fur sculpture rising as though directly out of a surrealist's vision is not what one expects on entering a house.