The Science of Removing Graffiti From a Priceless Work of Art

In the fall of 2012, a vandal approached a painting by Mark Rothko hanging in London's Tate Modern, and scrawled it with graffiti. It took the Tate over nine months of work to successfully restore the painting before it went back on display last week. This video shows the amazing science and craft that went into the… » 5/19/14 11:10am 5/19/14 11:10am

This Endless Staircase Is an M.C. Escher Drawing Come to Life

If you've ever wondered what it would be like to climb around M.C. Escher's never ending staircase, you can give it a try right now on the lawn of the Tate Modern in London. Architecture firm dRMM has set up on installation that combines 15 wooden stairways, creating a dizzying maze designed to confuse visitors. » 9/13/13 12:40pm 9/13/13 12:40pm