Earlier this year, King Tut’s famous burial mask was damaged during a botched cleaning attempt. Experts are now contemplating the best way to restore the ancient relic.
Charles Le Brun’s painting of Everhard Jabach and His Family was finished in 1660. Now that it’s 2015 and hanging in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, my favorite museum in New York, it was in need of a little bit of, um, reviving. The Met guides us through as it restores the giant piece of art and shows the steps the…
Late last week it was revealed that the beard from King Tut's burial mask was hastily glued back on with epoxy after being accidentally knocked off by a maintenance crew. After inspecting the priceless artifact, a German restoration specialist says it can probably be fixed.
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It's considered a Japanese national treasure, but the colors on an 8th century statue of the Buddhist deity Shukongojin have all but faded. Now, using computer graphics technology, a joint team from Tokyo has brought its vivid colors back to life.
One of the world's oldest science fiction movies, Georges Melies' A Trip to the Moon, is premiering at Cannes with a restored print, in color... with a soundtrack by French electro duo Air. Kelly Watch the Stars, indeed.
In 1660, Britain restored the monarchy after a decade of Oliver Cromwell's puritanical dictatorship. Charles II's supporters pointed out that his birth was marked by a glorious noon-day star, proving his divine right to rule...and that wasn't necessarily just propaganda.
Check out these two views of a priceless, centuries-old painting. On the left, you can see the painting after Cleveland Museum of Art staff used methylene chloride to clean and restore it. On the right, the painting after NASA's cleaning.
Battlestar Galactica supremo Ron Moore could be the busiest science fiction producer in Hollywood, if all of his post-BSG projects come to fruition. He's writing at least three big movie projects, one of which is a trilogy. And he has three TV movies in development, including two which are definitely appearing — and…