The Rijksmuseum employed an AI to repaint lost parts of Rembrandt’s “The Night Watch.” Here’s how they did it.
Paintings played an important role in these ancient civilizations. Unfortunately, pigment is not nearly as durable as marble.
Many contemporary composers live in the shadow of Bach and Beethoven, even though they’re just as interesting to listen to.
The so-called "court painter of Silicon Valley" was shaped by her youth in communist Poland but looks forward to a future ruled by celebrity robots.
Contrary to popular belief, it’s not to mark Mexican independence.
The researchers consumed a lot of wine while watching 15 seasons of the show.
It may depend on whether you're an "easily empathetically embarrassed" person.
Moments of social anxiety around truth tend to be accompanied by similar “fool the eye” pop culture phenomena.
Frank Slater’s book "Practical Portrait Painting" reveals the secrets of masters old and new, from Leonardo da Vinci to Augustus John.
According to Tolkien, fantasy requires a deep imagination known as "sub-creation." And the genre reflects a fundamental truth of being human.
From Brahms to Tchaikovsky, here's a curated list of composers whose music has shaped the classical canon.
While there is more to North Korean cinema than meets the eye, the country’s film industry ultimately amounts to little more than a mouthpiece for the ruling Kim dynasty.
“How can we live without our lives? How will we know it’s us without our past?” Steinbeck writes.
Far from being inappropriate, many of the most controversial acceptance speeches highlighted important issues in the film industry.
Investments in public libraries are a long-term investment in children and communities.
Wordle activates both the language and logic parts of our brain and give us a nice boost of dopamine, whether we win or lose.
People around the world, mostly Generation Z, are obsessed with the look and feel of gothic, elitist universities. Why?
It has been 50 years since an American has claimed the title of World Chess Champion. Will it ever happen again?
People who visit Florence seem strangely susceptible to Stendhal syndrome, which is blamed on an overwhelming sense of awe.
Undiagnosed brain disease or divine inspiration? The origins of the French composer’s most provocative composition remain up for debate.
Ever felt sad during the holidays but weren't sure why? Chances are you were suffering from a case of Christmas Blues.
Just as storylines make sense only when you have the context of the beginning and the end, listeners need to understand the impetus for why the album was even made.
Many of his criticisms ring true today.
Hit shows are like societal mirrors, capable of reflecting the cultural zeitgeist whose likeness they try to record.
What value does wit hold in genres defined by brute strength?