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AN ARTICLE ON CARAVAGGIO OR NOT CARAVAGGIO?

AN ARTICLE ON CARAVAGGIO OR NOT CARAVAGGIO?

For Art-Test, the Aiar appointment is double. If you have missed the interesting workshop on Caravaggio last April in Empoli, you can take the opportunity to see the work of Art-Test in conjunction with S.T. Art-Test entitled “Caravaggio or not Caravaggio? Preliminary scientific evidence for the attribution of the St. John the Baptist of Empoli […]

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MADE IN CHINA: GENUINE OR FAKE?

MADE IN CHINA: GENUINE OR FAKE?

Chinese porcelain is one of the great protagonists of the art market in recent years; but how do you prove that such pieces are worthy a relevant investment and are not fake? Experience has taught that for great quality imitations, the traditional authentication methods based on the study of style, decoration, materials and trademarks, often proved to […]

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No Photoshop, thanks! WIFS 2015

No Photoshop, thanks! WIFS 2015

  During the “7th IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS) 2015″, on November 19, a paper by L.Pronti, P. Ferrara, F.Uccheddu, A. Pelagotti and A.Piva entitled “Identification of pictorial materials by means of optimized multispectral reflectance image processing.” will be presented. The work relates to the analysis of the limits and the […]

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Caravaggio keeps raising interest

Caravaggio keeps raising interest

A conference about the influence of the Lombard painter in Northern Europe is scheduled for the end of November at the Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht (NL). The conference aims to shed new light on the diversity of artistic responses derived from the works painted by Caravaggio during the first decades of the seventeenth century. Interesting is also the proposal to […]

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Art and(is) Science

Art and(is) Science

We are happy to invite you to “Sotto-sopra, quando le indagini rivoluzionano la conoscenza di un’opera d’arte!” : an event conceived by S.T.Art-Test  and Art-test, and organized in collaboration with the Gallery of Modern Art and the Culture Department of the City of Palermo, and the “Youth Committee: Sicily region – Italian National Commission for […]

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Art and(is) Science: together again

Art and(is) Science: together again

Preparations are underway for the second edition and Art and(is) Science! Following the success of last year, Aiar (Italian Association of Archaeometry) organizes for the first weekend of November, together with the initiative of Mibact “A Sunday at the Museum”, a new national meeting entirely dedicated to the interaction between art and science, culture, society […]

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Dolci: sweet name, icy brush

Dolci: sweet name, icy brush

Carlo Dolci a patient technique Carlo Dolci, said Carlino, a beloved and acclaimed artist by the critics of his time, considered the greatest Florentine painter of the seventeenth century, contended by European nobility (although he almost never left the Tuscan territory), is now back in the spotlight thanks to the monographic exhibition running until November […]

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