The Rijksmuseum employed an AI to repaint lost parts of Rembrandt’s “The Night Watch.” Here’s how they did it.
The artifacts were often made from found objects – an Ivory dish-soap bottle transformed into an earthenware figure.
Successful forgers are remembered as great conmen, not artists. This is strange, considering their forgeries fooled even the most seasoned critics.
Books that were rarely taught in 1963, when baby boomers were students, became classics when those same boomers were teachers and parents.
Elon Musk suggested remote-controlled, vibrating anal beads. Thankfully, there are more mundane explanations.
The Industrial Revolution changed music forever, thanks to a combination of technological advances and clever entrepreneurs.
Following the advent of human space flight, NASA began naming missions after children of Zeus.
Each of us carries our own version of the Multiverse in our heads.
Who should be compensated?
Fire-breathing dragons may represent chaos and the human impulse to conquer that threat.
Bring not a bagpipe to a man in trouble.
Though difficult to watch, films like "Shoah" and "Life of Crime" cover topics that should not be ignored.
Rare and costly paints have shaped art history in unforeseen ways. Mummy brown caused one artist to bury his paint.
This is a great improvement over the typical brew time of 12 to 18 hours.
Is "The Garden of Earthly Delights" by Hieronymus Bosch a condemnation of sin or a celebration of hedonism? Art historians still aren’t sure.
The fictitious 31st-century world portrayed by the series is actually quite a bit like our own in the 21st century.
The role of the Devil’s advocate was to argue against the beatification of mystics. Contrary to popular belief, they did not wear Prada.
The Netflix show about a Birmingham crime family and their personal demons concluded earlier this month.
What Odysseus needed from his father was something more important: the comfort of being a son.
The answer to this question depends on how you define "freedom."
For centuries, men prevented women from writing music. These classical composers broke with social norms and made their mark on history.
Detective fiction reveals how a particular society or time period looks at crime and criminal justice.
Technologically, the answer is definitely no. But that doesn't mean CGI is always used to good effect.
Bernini created art for 8 different popes. In the process, he helped reinforce and redefine Christianity’s visual culture.