The Death and Rebirth of 'The Matrix Online'
When 'The Matrix Online' announced it was shutting down in 2009, a modder named Rajko decided to save it. Seven years later, he's still working on it.
Restoring da Vinci's 'St. John the Baptist' | Conservation Lab
Leonardo’s disputed Renaissance masterpiece reemerges from under 15 layers of varnish.
An Ancient Japanese Scroll Gets Pieced Back Together | Conservation Lab
How many conservators does it take to repair a 60-square-foot scroll?
To Save Dorothy’s Red Slippers, It May Take a Wizard | Conservation Lab
With three clicks and $300,000, the Smithsonian hopes to #KeepThemRuby for at least another century.
How to Keep Kinetic Art Moving | Conservation Lab
Modern art conservator Lydia Beerkens prevents kinetic artworks from becoming still lives.
The Artful Science of Mending Works on Paper | Conservation Lab
The paper conservators at Alvarez Fine Arts Services, a private studio in New York, restore everything from Matisse prints to beloved family heirlooms.
How the Brooklyn Museum Cares for Its Collection | Conservation Lab
From rescuing George Washington, to repairing ancient papyrus scrolls, the caretakers of the Brooklyn Museum’s collection gave us a tour of their inner sanctum.
When Regular Tools Don’t Cut It, Make 'Em Yourself | Conservation Lab
Conserving one-of-a-kind objects calls for unique solutions.
How the City of Paris Preserves 13 Million Photographs | Conservation Lab
The birthplace of photography hires a team of experts that specialize in everything from daguerreotypes to digital prints.
We Hit the Studio with a Private Painting Restorer | Conservation Lab
Restoration artist Aldo Peaucelle shows us how to save a painting.
Inside the Haunting Restoration of a Gas Chamber Execution Sculpture | Conservation Lab
MoMA conservators have saved Bruce Conner’s disturbing sculpture from storage.
A Tiny Wishbone Holds This Deconstructed Piano Together
Maskull Lasserre's juxtaposition between a hulking piano and a sliver of a wishbone is a visual wonder.