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Technology met art: Artist Davide Quayola used a robot to recreate a marble Hellenic...

Technology met art, as a London-based artist Davide Quayola used a robot to recreate a Hellenic masterpiece of Laocoon and his Sons.The masterpiece which...

Marble Village of Dhee Ayn

The Marble Village of Dhee Ayn in Saudi Arabia is a 400-year-old stone settlement built on top of a white marble hill. The construction...

Centre d’Interprétation de la Pierre (Center for interpretation of Natural Stone) in Sprimont, Belgium

In a defunct power station formerly supplying quarries with energy, public relations work is being carried out for local stoneThe switchboard alone at the...

Rosso antico και porfido verde antico: laconic but luxurious stones!

Article by Peter Tzeferis*Marmor Taenarium and rosso antico were the names given by the Greeks, but especially the Romans, in the red marble, which,...

The British Quarry That Hid Van Gogh, da Vinci and Rembrandt

For four years, a disused slate quarry in a remote mountain in North Wales became home to some of the world’s greatest artistic masterpieces....

The ancient quarries of Alyki in Thassos island, Greece

Thassos island is one of the most known and important marble mining centers of ancient times. It is a place where someone can see...

A brief history of the national monuments of Pakistan

Pakistan is a land of numerous architectural landmarks. From monuments that are featured on the national currency notes, to mausoleums of prominent Pakistanis, let's...

Queen Victoria marble portrait saved from export to tune of £1m

Cambridge museum to display brutally realistic bust of the late monarch The least amused portrait of Queen Victoria ever created, showing the monarch with brutal realism as...

The Sleeping Giant in Greece’s Naxos

A giant ancient statue is lying on its back for centuries on a hill at the Greek island of Naxos.The Kouros of Apollonas, also...

Sculpture by Antonio Canova to sell for over £1 million – after being lost...

An exceptionally important marble bust by one the the art world’s most revered sculptors is set to sell for “in excess of £1 million”...