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Researchers Build Computer That Identifies Bad Art
2012-09-13 15:47:41

Researchers have developed a computer application capable of recognizing a drawing, despite the poor craftsmanship behind the art.

2008-12-20 14:20:04

The Louvre Museum in Paris said it has uncovered several sketches potentially created by Italian Renaissance painter Leonardo da Vinci. The internationally renowned museum said the sketches of a horse head, part of a skull and a baby Jesus paired with a lamb were found on the back of Leonardo's The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne painting, the BBC reported Friday. The Louvre said the discovery of the sketches was exceptional given that they apparently represented a previously unknown example...

2006-05-11 07:12:04

By Alexandria Sage LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Some people vie to be in the same room as celebrities, but Mona Shafer Edwards does one better. She captures them at their most emotional -- in the defendant's chair.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.