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Conservators give the lamb in the Ghent Altarpiece a facelift, now, everyone is freaking out

When restorationists took to cleaning and conserving the Ghent Altarpiece, no one could have expected the reaction the internet was

Restoration of Ghent Altarpiece reveals original painting

Conservators are in the home stretch of the second phase of a massive conservation of the Ghent Altarpiece. Set to

Man rips £20m work by Pablo Picasso at Tate Modern

Just days ago, a man attacked Bust of a Woman, a 1944 painting by Pablo Picasso. Following the events, the

The biggest exhibitions around the world in 2020

From Artemisia to Abramović, Old Masters to Olmecs, and Richter to Roman antiquities, here are 2020’s most anticipated exhibitions around

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Dissecting the HEAR Act: the US’s law streamlining the restitution of art stolen during WWII

When Woman in Gold debuted in 2015, it brought to life the grueling process, albeit glamorized for the movie screen, of restitution.

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John Baldessari’s Legacy

John Baldessari, the widely influential conceptual artist who helped transform Los Angeles into a global art haven through his work

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Art world awash with artifice, forgery and deceit – by design?

An Italian gardener made global headlines last month after stumbling across what appears to be the second most sought-after piece of stolen artwork in the world. The unassuming groundskeeper made the incredible find while maintaining the estate surrounding the Ricci

Musée d’Orsay introduces Jean-Philippe Delhomme as their new Instagram artist in residence

Museums have pretty well gotten on board with social media. Major names, like writer, activist, and curator Kimberly Drew, have held positions at major institutions to manage their Facebooks, Twitters, and Instagrams. Creating a relationship and dialogue with followers has helped

Restoration of Ghent Altarpiece reveals original painting

Conservators are in the home stretch of the second phase of a massive conservation of the Ghent Altarpiece. Set to finish in just a few weeks on the 24th, the second phase of the project will leave another section of

Five exhibitions to see in London right now

Getting back into the swing of things after the holidays can be a drag. Setting your alarm, packing your lunch, and all the things you were excited to stop doing for a little while are back in full-force. Just because

Magic Art comes to Moscow- a retrospect of Salvador Dalí

There has never been an artist more identifiable than Salvador Dalí- in both his work and his person. The surrealist was a pioneer of the movement, and his influence is unprecedented. His melting clocks of The Persistence of Memory and

Export ban blocks £8m Thomas Gainsborough painting from leaving the UK

Thomas Gainsborough is one of England’s iconic artists. His work, much like JMW Turner’s, seems to be synonymous with the country having captured the English countryside with many of his works. Now, in an effort to keep a work that

NEA receives $162 million in funding for 2020

Heading into the new year, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) can breathe a sigh of relief after the US government passed a 2020 fiscal year budget that avoided a government shutdown (which wreaked havoc on the country last

Museum podcasts: sparking meaningful connections

The digital age of the blog is long dead, buried beneath over the 500 million that exist as 2019 comes to a close. Many museums continue to toil away, crafting thoughtful blog posts that few read. Only recently have cultural

Man rips £20m work by Pablo Picasso at Tate Modern

Just days ago, a man attacked Bust of a Woman, a 1944 painting by Pablo Picasso. Following the events, the painting was taken to the museum’s conservation team to access the damage while the museum stayed operational. The man allegedly