Researchers used facial recognition technology to locate a long lost painting of Raphael

There seems to be a new painting by the Italian Renaissance great Raphael, and we have an extraordinary resource to thank: facial recognition technology. Based on the close similarities between the face of the Madonna in De Brese Tondo and the previously uncredited Raphael Sistine MadonnaA research team from the University of Nottingham and the … Read more

The art collector wouldn’t give up fighting with DIA over a Van Gogh painting

A Brazilian art collector is not giving up his fight to recover a Vincent van Gogh painting that he claims was stolen from him years ago, then ended up in the Detroit Institute of Arts. In US District Court on Monday, the art collector’s attorney, Aaron Phelps, filed his notice of appeal over a judge’s … Read more

The Guggenheim Museum has sued a family demanding the return of a Picasso painting sold by their Jewish ancestors

The Guggenheim is facing a lawsuit from a Jewish family who say their ancestors were taken advantage of by a famous art dealer after he bought a Pablo Picasso painting from them while fleeing the Nazis in 1938. The family of art dealer Justin Tannhauser gave the Spanish artist’s 1904 work, Woman Ironing (La repasseuse), … Read more

KISS’s Paul Stanley on face painting and why he switched to “Bandit” makeup for one month in 1974

When Paul Stanley, guitarist for KISS, started painting in 2001, he never expected anyone to see his finished artwork, let alone buy it. He took up the hobby on the recommendation of a caring friend, as a form of therapy, when he was “going through some difficult personal times” due to his divorce from his … Read more

The museum is asking the public to recreate a classic painting with amazing results

The girl with the pearl earring? More like Guy With an Apple AirPod. The Mauritshuis Museum in The Hague has launched a call to recreate Johannes Vermeer’s famous 17th-century painting with whimsical and delightful results. There is no earring in this photo of Jessica van der Mast. Just an AirPod. jvdmast68 / Instagram Architect Zoe … Read more

Doha International Airport was packed with visitors in the wake of the Van Gogh painting controversy

Detroit – Sheryl Van Wert said she couldn’t understand how a $5 million Vincent van Gogh painting could have disappeared six years before it showed up at the Detroit Institute of Arts, but said she drove 100 miles on Sunday from Saginaw to the museum to see for herself the artwork. which is the subject … Read more

The museum asks the public to recreate a classic painting with wild results

The girl with the pearl earring? More like Guy With an Apple AirPod. The Mauritshuis Museum in The Hague has launched an open call for creative works on Johannes Vermeer’s classic 17th-century painting – with some bizarre and delightful results. There is no earring in this photo of Jessica van der Mast. Just an AirPod. … Read more