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February 6, 2024

Recreation of the Colossus of Constantine installed in Rome

Factum Foundation’s 12m-tall recreation of the Colossus of Constantine, previously on display at Fondazione Prada, is now installed inside the garden of Villa Caffarelli, in Rome. This project is the...
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February 22, 2024

Facsimile of the Codex Emilianense 60 revealed to the public

On February 22, 2023, the President of the Government of La Rioja (Spain) and President of the San Millán de la Cogolla Foundation, Gonzalo Capellán, presented in Madrid the “Critical-Philological...
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February 14, 2024

John Martin and the Stukeley Papers

To people who have never visited the North East of England, John Martin’s apocalyptic scenes might appear to be wild fantasies conjured up from his imagination, but in fact the...
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December 22, 2023

Goya’s copper plates at the Calcografía Nacional

In October 2023, a team from Factum Foundation recorded a selection of original printing plates by Francisco de Goya at the Calcografía Nacional, advancing a project that was attempted 25...
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February 16, 2024

The Sacred Cave of Kamukuwaká is returning home

Providing access to both a cultural and natural heritage is a key feature of Factum’s collaboration with People’s Palace Projects to return a restored facsimile of the sacred cave of...
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December 23, 2023

Recording a ship’s globe at Utrecht’s Centraal Museum

In November 2023, a team from Factum Foundation worked with Utrecht’s Centraal Museum to record the ‘Scheepsglobe’ (ship’s globe). Over two days, Pedro Miró and Jorge Cano recorded the globe...
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December 15, 2023

Museo Nacional del Prado ✕ Factum Foundation: limited edition facsimile series

For the first time, the Museo del Prado offers the opportunity to acquire replicas of details from masterpieces in its collection that faithfully reproduce both colour and relief from the...
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February 15, 2024

New collaboration: Art and Antiquities Blockchain Consortium

Another means of ensuring that both digital and physical cultural material remains accessible and traceable is blockchain technology. Factum Foundation is collaborating with the Art and Antiquities Blockchain Consortium, run by...
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December 23, 2023

Recording Christoffel Jegher’s woodblocks at the Museum Plantin-Moretus

Factum Foundation is currently collaborating with the Museum Plantin-Moretus in Antwerp to record the series of woodblocks cut by the Flemish artist Christoffel Jegher to illustrate the treatise Historia naturae, maxime peregrinae...
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November 20, 2023

Two facsimiles of ‘The Crucifixion’ by the Master of the Lindau Lamentation presented at the Royal Palace in Amsterdam

In 2021 Factum Foundation carried out a 3D and colour scan of the panel known as The Crucifixion (c. 1425) by the Master of the Lindau Lamentation, with the aim...
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February 22, 2024

Facsimile of the Codex Emilianense 60 revealed to the public

On February 22, 2023, the President of the Government of La Rioja (Spain) and President of the San Millán de la Cogolla Foundation, Gonzalo Capellán, presented in Madrid the “Critical-Philological...
READ MORE

February 14, 2024

John Martin and the Stukeley Papers

To people who have never visited the North East of England, John Martin’s apocalyptic scenes might appear to be wild fantasies conjured up from his imagination, but in fact the...
READ MORE

December 22, 2023

Goya’s copper plates at the Calcografía Nacional

In October 2023, a team from Factum Foundation recorded a selection of original printing plates by Francisco de Goya at the Calcografía Nacional, advancing a project that was attempted 25...
READ MORE

February 16, 2024

The Sacred Cave of Kamukuwaká is returning home

Providing access to both a cultural and natural heritage is a key feature of Factum’s collaboration with People’s Palace Projects to return a restored facsimile of the sacred cave of...
READ MORE

December 23, 2023

Recording a ship’s globe at Utrecht’s Centraal Museum

In November 2023, a team from Factum Foundation worked with Utrecht’s Centraal Museum to record the ‘Scheepsglobe’ (ship’s globe). Over two days, Pedro Miró and Jorge Cano recorded the globe...
READ MORE

December 15, 2023

Museo Nacional del Prado ✕ Factum Foundation: limited edition facsimile series

For the first time, the Museo del Prado offers the opportunity to acquire replicas of details from masterpieces in its collection that faithfully reproduce both colour and relief from the...
READ MORE

February 15, 2024

New collaboration: Art and Antiquities Blockchain Consortium

Another means of ensuring that both digital and physical cultural material remains accessible and traceable is blockchain technology. Factum Foundation is collaborating with the Art and Antiquities Blockchain Consortium, run by...
READ MORE

December 23, 2023

Recording Christoffel Jegher’s woodblocks at the Museum Plantin-Moretus

Factum Foundation is currently collaborating with the Museum Plantin-Moretus in Antwerp to record the series of woodblocks cut by the Flemish artist Christoffel Jegher to illustrate the treatise Historia naturae, maxime peregrinae...
READ MORE

November 20, 2023

Two facsimiles of ‘The Crucifixion’ by the Master of the Lindau Lamentation presented at the Royal Palace in Amsterdam

In 2021 Factum Foundation carried out a 3D and colour scan of the panel known as The Crucifixion (c. 1425) by the Master of the Lindau Lamentation, with the aim...
READ MORE

Press Articles

The New York Times

February 2024

Rome’s Ancient Grandeur Towers Anew With a Copy of a Colossus

El Español

February 2024

El Coloso de Constantino revive en Roma: la gran obra de una empresa de Madrid con impresoras 3D

Il Giornale dell'Arte

February 2024

Il Colosso di Costantino, una «magnifica illusione»

El País

December 2023

El horno árabe que despierta de su letargo

Artnet News

November 2023

A Virginia Museum Repatriated a Nigerian Sculpture and Received a High-Tech Replica in Return. Could the Exchange Shape Future Restitutions?

The Art Newspaper

November 2023

US museum returns centuries-old Bakor monolith to Nigeria

Apollo Magazine

June 2023

Will replicas tempt museums to return looted objects more quickly?

Perspective

February 2023

Auras migratoires. Entretien avec Adam Lowe, par Jean-Michel Frodon

Esquire Italia

February 2023

Il facsimile salverà l’arte?

Ars Technica

February 2023

New imaging tool confirms female scribe etched her name in medieval manuscript

BBC Future

February 2023

The mysterious doodles hidden in a 1,300-year-old book

El Indipendiente

November 2022

El clon español de la tumba de Tutankamón

The Art Newspaper

November 2022

‘Everything has a price’: estate agent lists historic foundry that once cast Big Ben’s bells

Attitude

November 2022

Factum Arte & Factum Foundation: Adam Lowe

The New York Times

November 2022

Climate Change and Human Activity Erode Egypt’s Treasured Antiquities

The Art Newspaper

November 2022

Historic London foundry that made Big Ben’s bells could be saved from hotel development