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The Best Secret of the Masters

Robert Maynord | Posted 07.22.2012 | Arts
Robert Maynord

Like the Lascaux drawings, these have held up over centuries. Iron oxide pigments are a perfect match for painting. Many of the old masters such as Rubens, Rembrandt, and Franz Halls never used more than five to seven colors, mostly iron oxides.

ARCHITECTURE: The Not-So Leaning Tower Of Pisa Restored

Telegraph | Nick Squires, Rome | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Restorers used chisels and hi-tech laser technology to scrub grime from the more than 24,000 blocks of stone that make up the 183ft tall tower. The...