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April 26, 2024

Boxed set of Factum Foundation’s main publications for every €1000 donation

Iconoclastic destruction, mass tourism, war, natural disasters, imperfect restoration and commercial exploitation all pose serious threats to the preservation of many great works of art and culture. From Egypt’s Valley...
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May 28, 2024

In Memory of Manuel Franquelo

It is with great sadness and deep admiration that we remember Manuel Franquelo, a genuine artist and someone who understood the nature of representation as a painter, photographer, engineer, poet...
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May 27, 2024

Recording the rediscovered ‘Ecce Homo’

Factum Foundation, as part of the Colnaghi & Factum joint venture, is delighted to announce the recording in high resolution of the Ecce Homo recently attributed to Caravaggio. Since 2021, the rediscovered work has...
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April 25, 2024

The Wilton-Warburg Kriophoros

2The Wilton-Warburg Kriophoros belongs to the extensive collection of classical sculpture at Wilton House. For many years it was loaned to the Warburg Institute in  Woburn Square. The statue was...
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April 25, 2024

New donations to Strawberry Hill House

Two new facsimiles of paintings are now on display at Strawberry Hill House. In total there are now about 35 facsimiles by Factum in Strawberry Hill House helping to make...
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March 23, 2024

‘The Poetics of Fire and Earth’: an exhibition in Úbeda

For over 2 years, Factum Foundation worked with Melchor Tito Sr. and Melchor Tito Jr., a family of potters, on a project to revive and fire a traditional Arabic kiln...
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March 20, 2024

Facsimile of one of the exterior panels of the Beaune Altarpiece

As part of the exhibition ‘REVISITING VAN EYCK. The Virgin of Chancellor Rolin’ at the Musée du Louvre (March 20 – June 17, 2024), the Hospices Civils de Beaune used...
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May 14, 2024

‘Prints, Plates & Pixels’ at the Weston Library, Oxford

The exhibition ‘Prints, Plates & Pixels’ (May 16th – August 18th, 2024) curated by Chiara Betti, offers a new perspective on heritage objects at the Weston Library, part of the...
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April 3, 2024

Save the Date: Oulu Innovative Playground
Thursday, April 11th

Oulu Innovative Playground is an event dedicated to sharing experiences and exploring new possibilities in the post-industrial landscape. Esteemed speakers will present their projects, aiming to discover innovative solutions for...
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March 6, 2024

7 & 14 March 2024 – ARCHiVe Online Academy: 3D Digital Investigation for Canvases and Painted Panels

SAVE THE DATES: 7 & 14 March, 3pm — 5pm (CET) Online course featuring two projects undertaken by ARCHiVe, alongside other case studies: the digitisation of the Palazzo Cini Gallery (47 panel...
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May 28, 2024

In Memory of Manuel Franquelo

It is with great sadness and deep admiration that we remember Manuel Franquelo, a genuine artist and someone who understood the nature of representation as a painter, photographer, engineer, poet...
READ MORE

May 27, 2024

Recording the rediscovered ‘Ecce Homo’

Factum Foundation, as part of the Colnaghi & Factum joint venture, is delighted to announce the recording in high resolution of the Ecce Homo recently attributed to Caravaggio. Since 2021, the rediscovered work has...
READ MORE

April 25, 2024

The Wilton-Warburg Kriophoros

2The Wilton-Warburg Kriophoros belongs to the extensive collection of classical sculpture at Wilton House. For many years it was loaned to the Warburg Institute in  Woburn Square. The statue was...
READ MORE

April 25, 2024

New donations to Strawberry Hill House

Two new facsimiles of paintings are now on display at Strawberry Hill House. In total there are now about 35 facsimiles by Factum in Strawberry Hill House helping to make...
READ MORE

March 23, 2024

‘The Poetics of Fire and Earth’: an exhibition in Úbeda

For over 2 years, Factum Foundation worked with Melchor Tito Sr. and Melchor Tito Jr., a family of potters, on a project to revive and fire a traditional Arabic kiln...
READ MORE

March 20, 2024

Facsimile of one of the exterior panels of the Beaune Altarpiece

As part of the exhibition ‘REVISITING VAN EYCK. The Virgin of Chancellor Rolin’ at the Musée du Louvre (March 20 – June 17, 2024), the Hospices Civils de Beaune used...
READ MORE

May 14, 2024

‘Prints, Plates & Pixels’ at the Weston Library, Oxford

The exhibition ‘Prints, Plates & Pixels’ (May 16th – August 18th, 2024) curated by Chiara Betti, offers a new perspective on heritage objects at the Weston Library, part of the...
READ MORE

April 3, 2024

Save the Date: Oulu Innovative Playground
Thursday, April 11th

Oulu Innovative Playground is an event dedicated to sharing experiences and exploring new possibilities in the post-industrial landscape. Esteemed speakers will present their projects, aiming to discover innovative solutions for...
READ MORE

March 6, 2024

7 & 14 March 2024 – ARCHiVe Online Academy: 3D Digital Investigation for Canvases and Painted Panels

SAVE THE DATES: 7 & 14 March, 3pm — 5pm (CET) Online course featuring two projects undertaken by ARCHiVe, alongside other case studies: the digitisation of the Palazzo Cini Gallery (47 panel...
READ MORE

Press Articles

Finestre sull'Arte

May 2024

Viaggio nei laboratori di Factum, dove si creano sorprendenti facsimili dei capolavori dell’arte

The Times

March 2024

The Renaissance reborn: meet the man who recreates masterpieces

The Telegraph

March 2024

The man who found a solution to the museum restitution row… using a 3D scanner

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