::: Michelangelo’s DAVID ::: The restoration :::

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MR5euWS6B8 Michelangelo's DAVID, sculpted between 1501 and 1504, was restored thanks to a delicate process done by the Restoration Lab of Opificio delle Pietre Dure of Florence. The restoration went under the direction of Dr. Franca Falleti, senior restorers Monica Eichmann and Cinzia Parnigoni (2003-2004). This was a long work which was done to celebrate …

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Patio de los Leones de la Alhambra (Granada, España) // Court of the Lions, Alhambra (Granada, Spain)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xmnTpO2AYo Reportaje audiovisual donde se muestra el proceso de restauración de los Leones hasta su regreso al Patio más emblemático de la Alhambra, en Granada (España). Video report about the restoration process of the Court of the LIones, the most emblematic court yard at the Alhambra, in Granada (Spain). * * * Creaciones artísticas únicas, …

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Art restoration in Italy

By Robert Fulford RomeBurrowing through the records of Renaissance churches a few years ago, a scholar came upon a striking fact: in the year 1516, the Brancacci Chapel in Florence burned half a barrel of oil every day, just to keep its votive lamps flickering. The oil of course produced soot, which floated upwards and coated …

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