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Hollywood to help restore Cuban classic films


December 9th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 9 (IANS) Hollywood specialists will help restore several Cuban classic films.The Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC) and US Academy Film Archive are negotiating on the issue, said Xinhua.Pablo ... Read more...

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Scaffolding removed from Leaning Tower of Pisa after 20 years


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 23 (IANS/AKI) The Leaning Tower of Pisa has been freed from a scaffolding that covered it for the past 20 years, officials said.The 56-metre high world-famous monument is ... Read more...

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The slightly less Leaning Tower of Pisa after 8-year makeover


December 14th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): The Leaning Tower of Pisa finally got its beauty back after it was cleaned and partially straightened in an eight-year restoration project.Restorers used chisels and hi-tech laser ... Read more...

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Berlusconi angers art restorers by replacing body parts on statues


November 20th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 20 (ANI): After Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi angered art restorers by replacing missing body parts of ancient marble statues in his office, Italy's culture ministry has come forward to ... Read more...

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New ‘pigment noise’ technology could identify century-old colours


September 6th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): Identifying the composition of pigments in century-old artworks could be made easier soon, with the discovery of a new technology called photoacoustic infrared spectroscopy.The chemical composition of pigments ... Read more...

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Sweat, breath damaging Sistine Chapel’s frescoes


September 4th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) The sweat and breath of over 4 million tourists who gape at the exquisite frescoes at the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican City are damaging the Renaissance period ... Read more...

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Colosseum to open gladiator passageways for public viewing


June 24th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): The yawning passages of the Colosseum, where gladiators waited before battling it out on the centre stage and wild animals were caged, are set to be opened ... Read more...

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Giotto Frescoes Reseen In Their Glory With UV Light


March 9th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Florence, Mar 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Those who lament over paintings and frescoes in their possession losing color and detail owing to ravages of time need not lose their sleep anymore. ... Read more...

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Zoffany’s painting titled ‘Last Supper’ being restored in Kolkata


February 27th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Feb 27 (ANI): Max Mueller Bhavan and the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) are engaged in restoring Johann Zoffany's painting titled 'Last Supper', which is around two ... Read more...

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New technique effectively removes old polymer layers from sensitive historic artworks


October 28th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): Italian researchers have developed a technique to effectively remove old polymer layers from sensitive historic artworks.In the past, restoration of paintings and other old artwork often involved ... Read more...

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Archaeologists search for Afghanistan’s third giant Buddha


June 11th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): An archaeologist, along with his team, is searching for Afghanistan's third giant Buddha statue, one which is reclining and is believed to stretch 1,000 feet (300 meters) ... Read more...

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Tomb of Cyrus the Great to be restored


May 29th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): Reports indicate that Italian experts will help Iran restore the tomb of Cyrus the Great (580-529BC), considered one of the most magnificent monuments of antiquity.According to a report ... Read more...

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How restorers wiped away Shakespeare’s changing appearance from his portrait


March 28th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 28 (ANI): The restoration work on William Shakespeare's portrait, 100 years after his death, actually removed a superimposition that could have revealed an insight into the changing appearance of one ... Read more...

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Chemical treatment gave Stradivarius and Guarneri violins unique sound


January 23rd, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, January 23 (ANI): A controversial theory that Stradivarius and Guarneri violins obtained their unique sound due to the chemicals used on the instruments, not merely the wood and the construction, ... Read more...

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Da Vincis 12-volume collection to be dismantled


November 3rd, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Rome, Nov 3 (ANI): A leading Leonardo Da Vinci scholar has spoke in favor of dismantling a 12-volume collection of work by the Renaissance genius.According to a report by news agency ... Read more...

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Da Vincis Codex Atlanticus being damaged by mould


December 23rd, 2007 - 6:22 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Leonardo Da Vincis Codex Atlanticus, the largest collection of drawings and writings by the Renaissance master, is being damaged by mould due to lack of restoration funds, according ... Read more...

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