Red color slowly disappearing from Van Gogh's paintings
Recent scientific research has revealed that the blue irises in Van Gogh's Field with Irises near Arles were once purple. That is because the red is slowly disappearing from Van Gogh's paintings. The discolouration ...
Cornell professor unlocks mysteries of paintings
Richard Johnson can see right through the masterpieces of Rembrandt and Van Gogh.
Van Gogh painting under the microscope
A minute paint sample from Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers" painting in Amsterdam is under the microscope at The University of Queensland in Brisbane.
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.
Living replica of van Gogh's ear on display in Germany
An artist has created a living replica of Vincent van Gogh's famously severed ear for an exhibition, a German museum said Wednesday.
Science unveils master painters' secrets
What hue of red was really in that Renoir masterpiece? How did Van Gogh envision his yellow flowers? And did Picasso really use housepaint?
Monet's striking cliff by the sea beckons 'celestial sleuths'
Famed French Impressionist Claude Monet created a striking scene of the Normandy coast in his 1883 painting, Étretat: Sunset. Now, a team of Texas State University researchers, led by astronomer and physics ...
New app turns Van Gogh fans into art detectives
Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum on Thursday launched a new app for tablets allowing users to turn "art detective" when looking at the Dutch master's paintings.
Preserving van Gogh's priceless masterpieces
The chrome yellow pigment that renowned post-Impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh favored in priceless masterpieces like Sunflowers, the Yellow House and Wheatfield with Crows is especially sensitive to certain ...
X-rays unravel mysterious degradation of Vincent Van Gogh painting
With a sophisticated X-ray analysis scientists have identified why parts of the Van Gogh painting "Flowers in a blue vase" have changed colour over time: a supposedly protective varnish applied after the ...
Scientists reveal genetic mutation depicted in van Gogh's sunflower paintings
In addition to being among his most vibrant and celebrated works, Vincent van Gogh's series of sunflower paintings also depict a mutation whose genetic basis has, until now, been a bit of a mystery.
Flower still life by Vincent van Gogh rediscovered thanks to new research technique
After lengthy research the Kröller-Müller Museum has another Van Gogh painting to its name: Still life with meadow flowers and roses. Its authenticity had been in doubt ever since it was added to the collection ...
Professor's algorithms unlock Van Gogh mysteries
(PhysOrg.com) -- A Cornell electrical engineering professor is helping art historians do a little detective work by using computing algorithms to identify which of Vincent Van Gogh's paintings came from the ...
X-rays show why van Gogh paintings lose their shine
Scientists using synchrotron X-rays have identified the chemical reaction in two van Gogh paintings that alters originally bright yellow colors into brown shades.