Thursday, January 28, 2010

Mending Adam

After reading about the torn Picasso a few days ago, it's amazing how many freakish accidents have happened to masterpieces over the past few years. This 15th-century marble statue by the Venetian sculptor Tullio Lombardo from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection toppled off a buckled base a few years ago. It looks like a restorer's dream: to mend Adam...

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