Maurizio Seracini: The secret lives of paintings


The secret lives of paintings

Lecturre by Maurizio Seracini

Given at a TEDEducation Event in Edinburgh, Scotland (2012)




Maurizio Seracini: The secret lives of paintings 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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