News tagged with paintings

Uncovering an oily mystery

Queen's researchers are making new discoveries about Paul Kane's paintings, an important collection of art for understanding 19th century Canada.

dateMay 27, 2014 in Other
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Futuristic look at artworks of the past

Anyone interested in art conservation knows very well how the devil is in the details. Restoring or preserving paintings, ceramics or sculptures has become an art in itself, one that requires knowledge, patience ...

dateMay 06, 2014 in Engineering
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Carbon dating uncovers forged Cubist painting

Choosing the right physical technique to analyse paintings can make all the difference when it comes to ascertaining their authenticity. Now, a painting initially attributed as belonging to a series called 'Contraste de formes' ...

dateFeb 25, 2014 in Other
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