Revealing faded frescos
Many details of the wall and ceiling frescos in the cloister of Brandenburg Cathedral have faded: Plaster on which horses once "galloped" appears more or less bare. A hyperspectral camera sees images that remain hidden to ...
A computer algorithm to quantify creativity in art networks
X-ray techniques help art historians verify Rembrandt sketch
Buffalo museum launches gaming app built around artwork
The newest work at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery is a gaming app meant to put modern and contemporary art in front of kids by way of their smartphones.
Light reveals new details of Gauguin's creative process
French artist Paul Gauguin is well known for his colorful paintings of Tahitian life—such as the painting that sold recently for nearly $300 million—but he also was a highly experimental printmaker. Little ...
Rock art draws scientists to ancient lakes
Life imitates art. And sometimes science does the same.
Researchers create Soybots, mobile micro-garden, to be on the go
Purdue University professors designed a robotic platform allowing indoor plants to search for light to sustain nourishment.
Archeologist suggests much of Paleolithic cave art was done by women
Researchers uncover chemistry behind ancient Indigenous art
UTS researchers are working with archaeologists, anthropologists and the Northern Territory's Jawoyn community to chemically analyse ancient rock art and uncover its secrets.
Exploring tessellations beyond Escher
Science to the rescue of art
Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers" are losing their yellow cheer and the unsettling apricot horizon in Edvard Munch's "The Scream" is turning a dull ivory.
SimCity coming down from the "cloud"
Hugely popular SimCity will be coming down from the cloud, letting fans play the rich world simulation game without needing to be connected to the Internet.
Winning idea: Robot museum tour of Tate after dark
Rock analysis suggests France cave art is 'oldest'
Experts have long debated whether the sophisticated animal drawings in a famous French cave are indeed the oldest of their kind in the world, and a study out Monday suggests that yes, they are.