News tagged with oil paintings

Online museum showcases Britain's hidden art

Britain has some of the best galleries in the world, but the vast majority of the oil paintings in public ownership have for decades been hidden away in private offices or storage. Until now.

dateNov 15, 2012 in Other
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Imaging method for eye disease used to eye art forgeries

Scientists in Poland are describing how a medical imaging technique has taken on a second life in revealing forgery of an artist's signature and changes in inscriptions on paintings that are hundreds of years old. A report ...

dateFeb 03, 2010 in Other
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Safe journey for works of art

Valuable paintings travel long distances when they are shipped from one place to another. To minimize damage, they are packed in special picture cases. In future, these will be equipped with sensors to detect the buildup ...

dateDec 04, 2009 in Engineering
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