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08.02.2019
Wood is a living material. And this shows in paintings on wood, slowly cracking, bending and warping—the price to pay for being on public display under conditions that are often far from ideal. In...
01.18.2018
An international research team has upgraded an imaging method able to unveil, in high-resolution 3D, the structure of layers below the surface of paintings and other objects, opening up new prospects...
10.26.2015
Faced with the constraints of analyzing works of art in museums, researchers today can use a wide range of spectrometers and colorimeters to get to the heart of paintings and their pigments—without...