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A copy of the first compilation of the Bard's plays published in 1623, has been discovered in the library of a small town in northern France.
Sounds thought to have been supernatural, such as echoes in caves and canyons, appear to have inspired many early artists. Continue reading →
The elegant shape of the violin evolved over a period of 400 years, largely due to the influence of four prominent families of instrument makers, a new study finds.
Ice Age art in Indonesia includes the oldest known figurative cave painting, challenging the view that Europe was the birthplace of art.
Reclusive son of a Nazi-era art dealer who amassed a giant secret collection snuck a Monet with him into the German hospital where he died in May.
Exactly how the statue got its set of choppers is a mystery.
Found in the sarcophagus of a Renaissance princess, a black soldier fly raises new questions about the insect's path from America to Europe. →
The skull could have been the great Renaissance artist’s personal object. Continue reading →
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