Maurizio Seracini

The secret lives of paintings

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Art history is far from set in stone. Engineer Maurizio Seracini spent 30 years searching for Leonardo da Vinci's lost fresco "The Battle of Anghiari," and in the process discovered that many paintings have layers of history hidden underneath. Should they be part of the viewing experience too?

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Maurizio Seracini · Art diagnostician

Maurizio Seracini uses advanced tools common in engineering and medical labs to unravel centuries-old mysteries of art.

Maurizio Seracini uses advanced tools common in engineering and medical labs to unravel centuries-old mysteries of art.