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Guernica by Pablo Picasso: Restoration efforts began with infrared photography scan

Guernica by Pablo Picasso

Guernica by Pablo Picasso (© Paul White/AP Images)

Pablo Picasso’s historic painting, Guernica, has been undergoing examination using a new infrared photographic device that compiles detailed information about the masterpiece. The painting’s curator hopes to use the information to focus their restoration efforts and minimize disruption to the painting, as this year marks the 75th anniversary of its creation. Sadly, the history of art restoration is filled with stories of works that suffered due to restoration efforts. Read more