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See this 17th Century Portrait Restored to its Original Brilliant Colors on Twitter!

November 8, 2017 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday Varnish and Old Paintings Oil paintings are usually coated with varnish to provide a protective coating, but as the varnish inevitably ages, the it turns yellow and obscures the brilliant colors of the orignal, often making the painting look dark and muddy. Fine […]

Mega Book Deal for “Les Mis”

Les Misérables was born of one of the riskiest—and shrewdest—deals in publishing history. In Hugo, Inc., The Paris Review March 23, 2017, Nina Martyris writes, “In a new book, The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of ‘Les Misérables’, the professor and translator David Bellos condenses tranches of research into a gripping tale about […]

CAPTURING THE MOMENT “A THROUGH ZEN”

By Kana Maeji New Weekly Post goes up every Wednesday at 8:30PM EST Growing my up whole life in Japan, I have been surrounded by temples and shrines that mark the beginning and end of life. Intrigued by the subtle presence of Buddhism and Shintoism even in the 21st century streets of bustling Tokyo, I […]