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Hidden Fresco Found In Artwork Via TSA Scanner Technology
2013-04-12 12:14:59

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While those full body scanners that the TSA now employs in many airports may be considered “too revealing” to some travelers forced to walk through them, the same imaging technology is now being used to look under a painting on a wall to see if another work of art may be underneath. Scientists working at the Louvre Museum in Paris have used the imaging technology to reveal images beneath a famous, but known forged...

2013-04-11 12:47:38

In the latest achievement in efforts to see what may lie underneath the surface of great works of art, scientists today described the first use of an imaging technology like that used in airport whole-body security scanners to detect the face of an ancient Roman man hidden below the surface of a wall painting in the Louvre Museum in Paris. They described unveiling the image, which scientists and art historians say may be thousands of years old, during the 245th National Meeting &...

2010-10-05 12:59:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Rarely does a destination have the opportunity to announce a project that transcends geographic boundaries and cultural norms. With the completion of a 4,000 sq. ft. fresco inside the Torreon of the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) in Albuquerque (www.ItsATrip.org), visitors are invited to experience an extraordinary work of art and labor of love. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101005/LA76953) (Photo:...

2010-05-03 08:30:00

CHELSEA, Mass., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- al fresco - America's #1 chicken sausage and recently named one of Family Circle's Best Products of 2010 - today unveiled a new brand look and feel including a new logo, advertising campaign, redesigned product packaging and a refreshed website. The new ad campaign, created by The VIA Group, features delicious, healthy recipes, created by al fresco's Executive Chef, Susanna Tolini. The new campaign will run in national magazines and on top food...

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2009-07-02 12:47:34

A multimillion-dollar renovation of the last frescoes painted by Michelangelo at the Vatican may have uncovered a self-portrait of the artist. Restorers spent seven years cleaning the frescoes of the Conversion of St. Paul and the Crucifixion of St. Peter in the Vatican's Pauline Chapel, usually used by the pope and his closest aides for private masses, the Italian news agency ANSA reported. The Vatican's chief restorer, Maurizio De Luca, said a self-portrait of Michelangelo can be spotted...

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2007-01-13 12:00:00

ROME -- A real-life Da Vinci mystery, complete with tantalizing clues and sharp art sleuths, may soon be solved, as researchers resume the search for a lost Leonardo masterpiece believed to be hidden within a wall in a Florence palace. Culture Minister Francesco Rutelli and officials in the Tuscan city announced this week they had given approval for renewed exploration in the Palazzo Vecchio, the seat of power for various Florence rulers, including the Medici family in the 16th century....


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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