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X-raying Artemisia

X-raying Artemisia

The diagnostic campaign reveals the secrets of this exceptional painting, and of its valorous author. The super gallery Robilant+Voena in New York presented until 10 February 2024, entitled "Ahead of Her Time: Pioneering Women from the Renaissance to the Twentieth...

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Requiem for authentications by foundations and archives?

Requiem for authentications by foundations and archives?

A foundation is not always right: all acquitted in the Bolzano trial related to five alleged fake "De Dominicis" The evidence brought by the prosecutor, namely the De Dominicis Foundation, which argued the inauthenticity of 5 works from a private collection, was...

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A 12 years old Modigliani, on video

A 12 years old Modigliani, on video

Could it have been a very young Amedeo who painted this portrait of a girl? This artwork, which admittedly does not look like the famous Modigliani, but supposedly was painted when the artist was only 12, has been studied for years and has been subjected to numerous...

Getting the colours back, in 3D

Getting the colours back, in 3D

Ancient sculptures were not generally white, in bare marble, as we see them today, but they were painted, colored. It is probably due to natural deterioration processes that most of those that have survived and we can see today have not preserved their polychromy....

How many treasures still in private collections!

How many treasures still in private collections!

In recent months, we have collaborated with the Fitzwilliam Museum (UK), particularly with Dr. Flavia Fiorillo, an expert researcher in non-invasive investigations of paintings, books, and manuscripts, for a study on a highly significant early-period painting, now in...

Florence Heri-Tech is back in town, and Art-Test will be part of it

Florence Heri-Tech is back in town, and Art-Test will be part of it

The biannual Future of Heritage Science and Technologies International Conference will be held in Florence on 29-30 April 2024, for its 4th edition. The final programme can be downloaded from the website: https://www.florenceheritech.com/. Art-Test in collaboration...