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You Will Not Believe How This Painting Was Restored

Posted 10.28.2013 | Arts

Ever since a certain octogenarian worked her restoration magic in a church in Spain, we can't help but imagine the face of Beast Jesus any time the wo...

Unusual Technique Uncovers Hidden Image Behind Priceless Artwork

The Huffington Post | Melissa Cronin | Posted 04.14.2013 | Science

What lies beneath the layers of famous paintings? Apparently...more paintings. Researchers recently discovered such a conundrum at the Louvre Museu...

Domenico Gnoli's Rarely Seen Paintings Now On View

Posted 04.30.2012 | Arts

There is an undeniable magic to Italian Renaissance paintings, where fabric ripples with a supernatural grace, and hair cascades with both abandon and...

Diego Rivera Occupies MOMA

Bernard Starr | Posted 02.11.2012 | Arts
Bernard Starr

If you saw Diego Rivera's mural, Frozen Assets, on a poster at Zuccotti Park, you might have been tempted to see if the paint had dried, since the mural speaks so specifically to the moment and graphically grasps the heart and soul of Occupy Wall Street.

Watch: Italian Art Restorers Accused of Censoring Phallic Fresco

Posted 10.22.2011 | Arts

A 746-year-old fresco called "The Tree Of Fertility" is at the center of a scandal in Italy, after artists restoring the work appear to have removed s...

Was Michelangelo's 'Last Judgment' inspired by visits to brothels and bathhouses?

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Michelangelo's fresco "The Last Judgment" resides in one of the holiest places in the Christian world -- the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican. Now a rese...