Cultural heritage sites in the Middle East are under attack by the terrorists of ISIS, who seem to enjoy destroying relics as much as they do killing people. Why are they erasing history?
Thanks to the violent French Revolution, the real Madame Tussaud, Marie Grosholtz, walked an often bloody path on her journey to the forefront of wax sculpting.
People have long debated whether the red pictographs of Utah's Black Dragon Canyon are images of humans and animals, or a large winged monster.
In Mexico, about 700 registered artists pay their income taxes with literal works of art every year as part of the Pago en Especie program.
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 →
Researchers examine 24 clay pipes recovered from the garden of Shakespeare's home in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, and from surrounding houses.
Well preserved inscriptions are discovered in an underground cave that once housed an ancient ritual bath. Continue reading →
The man in the engraving is playing a lira da braccio, a bowed string instrument that da Vinci is known to have played.
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