News tagged with art historians

X-rays paint a picture of Picasso's pigments

(Phys.org) —Pablo Picasso is widely regarded as one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century, having pioneered a variety of new styles in painting, sculpture, and other artistic forms. Besides ...

May 01, 2013
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Computers match humans in understanding art

Understanding and evaluating art has widely been considered as a task meant for humans, until now. Computer scientists Lior Shamir and Jane Tarakhovsky of Lawrence Technological University in Michigan tackled ...

Sep 26, 2012
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Beauty through the ages

Teeth whitening and anti-wrinkle treatments were as sought after in Renaissance times as they are today, a historian claims.

Mar 21, 2011
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