Posts Tagged ‘painting’

Chileans Painting their Roofs Blue

After the DEW attack in Viña del Mar, Chile last February, the local people have started painting their rooftops an ugly shade of blue that is known to repel laser weapons. The same is being seen in China, in another video previously shared by Stranger Than Fiction News (STFN). Two weeks ago, Clif High queried Grok, […]

Lurking ‘Devil-Like Figure’ Reemerges On Painting Following Its Restoration

A demonic figure has reemerged on a 1789 painting by English artist Joshua Reynolds after the artwork underwent restoration to mark the 300th anniversary of Reynolds’ birth. The “devil-like figure” had over time appeared to fade out or been the subject of attempted removals from Reynolds’ “The Death of Cardinal Beaufort,” explained the United Kingdom’s […]

The Ancient Turkish Art of Painting on Water (Video)

We’ve all heard of watercolor painting but what about painting on water? Read more Section:  News Videos History Ancient Traditions Read Later  Source

‘All Or No One’: In Afghanistan, A Woman Is Painting Walls To Protest University Ban

The Taliban has banned women from attending universities — so they’ve started a movement. Source

Pablo Picasso’s stolen painting sustained damage but it’s not visible to the naked eye

Although Pablo Picasso’s “Head of a Woman” might be back in safe hands again, it did not manage to escape damage. The good news, if it can be called that, is that the damage to the paintings stolen from the National Art Gallery in Athens is not invisible to the naked eye. The work now… […]

Van Gogh’s “The Sower” latest painting to be targeted by climate activists

A painting by the Dutch master Vincent van Gogh on exhibition in Rome is the latest masterpiece targeted by climate activists Source

Germany: Climate Activists Douse Priceless Monet Painting with Mashed Potatoes

When two adolescent protestors covered a Monet painting in mashed potatoes in Germany, the continuing practice of climate activists defiling precious pieces of art continues. Two members of the group Letzte Generation (Last Generation) bathed Claude Monet’s “Les Meules” painting with mashed potatoes on Sunday at the Museum Barberini in Potsdam, Germany, before adhering themselves […]

Painting Linked to Aztec God of Drunkenness Discovered in 16th Century Mexican Convent!

Archaeologists working at a Mexican holy site thought they were rediscovering a lost image of the Virgin Mary. But Mary never wore a feather plume, and seldom was she depicted within red circles. The pre-Hispanic mural turned out to be a representation of a Mesoamerican shield, related to the Aztec god of alcohol and drunkenness […]

Previously Unknown Van Gogh Self-Portrait Discovered Behind Another Painting

The work is believed to have been hidden for over a century. Source

Israeli Museum Finds Sketches Hidden In Modigliani Painting

Three previously unknown sketches by celebrated 20th-century artist Amedeo Modigliani were found hiding beneath the surface of one of his paintings. Source

Climate Change Activist Attacks Mona Lisa Painting in Paris

A man who shouted slogans about climate change attacked the Mona Lisa painting in Paris by smearing it in cake cream, but his efforts failed miserably due to the iconic work of art being protected behind bullet-proof glass.

Evidence of Fresco Painting Uncovered at Library House in Pompeii

Recent restoration work in ancient Pompeii has uncovered evidence that work was being carried out at the Library House, or Casa della Biblioteca , when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD, reports Archaeology News Network . First excavated as early as in the 18th century and then again in the 1970s, this Library House in […]

Selecting the Right Brush Makes Painting Easier

Dear James: I have a box of old paintbrushes here, but should get new ones for my remodeling projects? With so many options in the paintbrush aisle, what type is best to buy? —Jose M. Dear Jose: As you have funds, there are typically at least several dozen different sizes, bristle types, and shapes in […]

Taliban Buys Hunter Biden Painting For Presidential Palace

KABUL—After a long week conquering Afghanistan, the Taliban has taken over the presidential palace in Kabul, and is so happy to finally enjoy the luxury of beds and electricity and bathrooms that they have been deprived of for so long as they hid out in the harsh mountains for twenty years. But after just a […]

Study Confirms Cave Painting Was Made By Neanderthals

A team of European archaeologists used high-tech testing procedures have confirmed that painted stalagmites found in the Ardales Cave (Cueva de Ardales in Spanish) in Malaga, Spain really were decorated by Neanderthals . Our long-extinct cousins apparently painted these shiny white cave formations with red ochre pigment at least 64,800 years ago, for reasons that […]

Latest twist in ‘Salvator Mundi’ painting case again aims to target Saudi

Back in 2017, Saudi Arabia’s Crown prince was criticized in the West for a crackdown on corruption that targeted many leading Saudis who had close connections to friends in New York, Washington, Paris, London and elsewhere. The narrative media presented at the time was that Mohammed Bin Salman, often called “MBS,” was cracking down on corruption […]

Art panel recommends return of old painting to heirs of Holocaust victim

Germany’s advisory panel on art that was looted by Nazis urged the city of Dusseldorf to return Franz Marc’s painting Foxes (1913) to heirs of a Jewish banker, according to a report by The Art Newspaper.Extensive research estimated that banker Kurt Grawi purchased Foxes in 1928. Years later, in 1939, a letter by Grawi stated that he […]

France to return Klimt painting ‘sold’ during Nazi era

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Van Gogh painting to be shown in public for first time

A painting of a Paris street scene by Vincent Van Gogh is to be shown to the public for the first time, after spending more than a century behind closed doors in the private collection of a French family.The work, painted by Van Gogh in 1887 while he was lodging with his brother Theo in […]

The Oldest? 17,300-Year-Old Kangaroo Painting Discovered in Australia

A life size red ochre  kangaroo painting has been discovered in  Australia. The ancient artwork has been dated to around 17,300 years old and the researchers are calling it “the oldest dated painted figure in an Australian rock shelter.” What can it tell us about the ancient history of Australia? The Oldest Roo In Oz: Kangaroo […]

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