News tagged with national gallery

The Golden Mean and aesthetics

What do the façades of the National Gallery in London's Trafalgar Square and the Sydney Opera House in Australia have in common?

Dec 03, 2013
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Why have Murillo's skies turned grey?

Smalt was one of the blue pigments the most commonly used by the artists between the 16th and 18th centuries. Unfortunately, this pigment is unstable and tends to fade with time. Researchers from the new European ...

May 19, 2011
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