Prolonged hammering and chiseling accelerated degenerative arthritis in the hands of Michelangelo.
The find at a U.K. churchyard shows how ancient Egyptian imagery influenced early Christians.
A light reflection technique reveals the outlines of what a researcher claims is a separate portrait under Da Vinci's Mona Lisa.
The artwork was uncovered at the site of a 4th-century Roman villa in Tuscany.
Researchers continue their attempt to solve the mystery behind the identity of one of the world's most famous models.
A 25-year-old security video is raising new questions in the mystery of who pulled off the biggest art heist in American history. Continue reading →
An explicit portrait of a god of fertility shows signs of a disease that would have rendered him infertile.
The scene of a Greek male about to be lassoed by a powerful foreign warrior woman was exotic and also subversive for its time.
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