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Our Scientists in the News

Press Highlights

The Daily Telegraph
Matisse and Van Gogh paintings’ bright yellows are turning slowly beige

 

Wall Street Journal
Notable and Quotable: a type of yellow paint is causing masterpieces to disappear

 

USA Today
Winterthur Conservator Helped Find Hidden Picasso Image

 

National Geographic
Technology Sheds Light on 6 Great Art Mysteries

 

New York Times
A Genuine Motherwell? Make Sure Before Buying

 

Washington Post
Technology Reveals Details of Another Painting Beneath an N.C. Wyeth Work

 


Radio Interviews, Lectures

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Where Art Meets Science

 

NPR
X-Ray Technology Rediscovers Lost Paintings

 

Smithsonian American Art Museum
The Non-Invasive Analysis of Painted Surfaces

 

SLAC
Don’t Fade Away: Saving the Vivid Yellows of Matisse and Van Gogh

 


 

Selected News Articles (chronological order)

Art Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association (December 2015)

Rethinking Art Authentication

Maine Antique Digest (August 2015)

Winterthur Scientist Helps Team Discovering Why Matisse’s Brilliant Yellow is Fading

The Telegraph (July 2015)

Matisse and Van Gogh paintings’ bright yellows are turning slowly beige

Artnet News (July 2015)

Scientists Confirm Colors Used in Matisse and Van Gogh Paintings Are Fading

Daily Mail (July 2015)

Fading Beauty of Matisse and van Gogh’s Masterpieces: Chemical Reaction is Turning Famous Paintings Brown

Live Science (July 2015)

Why Matisse’s Vibrant Painting of Nudes is Fading

The Wall Street Journal (November 2014)

Notable and Quotable: a type of yellow paint is causing masterpieces to disappear

Inside Science (November 2014)

Science And Art Meet, Unveiling Mystery And Cultural Tragedy

The Japan Times (September 2014)

Science Comes to the Rescue of Fading Art

Antiques and the Arts Weekly (September 2014)

Rufus Porter Reconsidered

InCollect (August 2014)

Faux Fraktur

www.theartblog.org (August 2014)

Studying Matisse at the Barnes Foundation

Cornell Chronicle (June 2014)

Hidden Picasso Painting Revealed with Cornell Help

USA Today (June 2014)

Winterthur Conservator Helped Find Hidden Picasso Image

Smithsonian American Art Museum lecture (April 2014)

The Non-Invasive Analysis of Painted Surfaces

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) lecture (October 2013)

Don’t Fade Away: Saving the Vivid Yellows of Matisse and Van Gogh

National Geographic (September 2013)

Technology Sheds Light on 6 Great Art Mysteries

The Hunt Magazine (January 2013)

Artful Dodgers

The New York Times (March 2012)

A Genuine Motherwell? Make Sure Before Buying

Antiques and Fine Art News / InCollect (September 2011)

Weathervane Finish Analysis

Antiques and the Arts Weekly (June 2011)

Unmasking Forgeries and Fraud Winterthur Scientific Research and Analysis Laboratory

The Barnes Foundation Website and Philadelphia Inquirer (March 2011)

Brighter New Life Eyed for Fading Barnes Foundation Matisse

Washington Post (September 2009)

Technology Reveals Details of Another Painting Beneath an N.C. Wyeth Work

NPR’s Science Friday (August 2009)

X-Ray Technology Rediscovers Lost Paintings

The Telegraph (August 2009)

Thousands of Hidden Artworks Could Be Uncovered by New X-ray Technique

Fox News (August 2009)

X-rays Expose N.C. Wyeth Painting Hidden Under Another

Antiques and Fine Art Magazine Winterthur Primer (2007)

Invisible to the Eye: The Scientific Analysis of Decorative and Fine Art