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An answer to why Van Gogh's yellows mellowed

High-tech analysis is showing why impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh's bright yellows are turning to dull browns. The chemical finding could help restorers preserve the 200-year old paintings.Full story

Factbox: Google launches online art gallery site

Google on Tuesday unveiled its Art Project, which aims to bring online visits to galleries around the world closer to the real thing and, in some cases, better. Full story

Suspected van Gogh thief arrested in Vt.

When word spread in the New Mexico art community that a drawing by Vincent van Gogh valued at more than a million dollars had been stolen from a Santa Fe home, it didn't take long for someone to spot it for sale in a consignment shop. Full story

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Security problems aplenty in Egypt's museums

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  Van Gogh masterpiece snatched in heist

A worldwide search continues for a priceless Van Gogh painting that was stolen from a museum in Cairo over the weekend. NBC’s Tazeen Ahmed reports.

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A combination picture shows the process of painter Zhao working on a Van Gogh self-portrait in his gallery at Dafen Oil Painting Village in Shenzhen
A combination picture shows the process of painter Zhao working on a Van Gogh self-portrait in his gallery at Dafen Oil Painting Village in Shenzhen

A combination picture shows the half-hour process of painter Zhao Xiaoyong working on a Van Gogh self-portrait in his gallery at Dafen Oil Painting Village in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong province April 24, 2011. Zhao said he has sold more than 70,000 pieces of Van Gogh's paintings, with the pr

"We don't want him to become like Vincent Van Gogh," said supervisor of interpreters Alex Tillen while he trims the wool off a sheep's face on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, in Staunton, Va. Spectators lined the fence at the English Farm exhibit while the sheep were being sheared on the opening day of W