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, √Čtretat: Sunset. Now, a team of Texas State University researchers, led by astronomer and physics professor Donald ...

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 types of ...

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 same original ...

Blog follows restoration of Van Gogh artwork

A new blog will allow art lovers to follow the restoration, step by step, of Dutch post impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh's famous "The Bedroom", the Van Gogh Museum said Thursday.

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