Portrait found in gallery walls verified as missing Klimt masterpiece

Portrait found in gallery walls verified as missing Klimt masterpiece

Art experts have confirmed that a painting discovered hidden inside an Italian art gallery’s walls last month is Gustav Klimt’s Portrait of a Lady, which was stolen from the gallery nearly 23 years ago. The authentication of the painting announced Friday solved one of the art world’s enduring mysteries — where did the missing work end up? […]

Breaking down the walls of scientific secrecy

Breaking down the walls of scientific secrecy

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven’t subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here Getting scooped by a competing researcher is one of a scientist’s biggest fears. And some of the most important […]