Physics and the Pearl Earring

Enjoy this video from Amor Sciendi, in which we take a cross-disciplinary journey to answer a burning question buried in Vermeer’s Girl With A Pearl Earring: Is she turning towards us, or away? I love the combination of physics and art history, painting new layers of meaning not with paint, but with science.

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Previously: See the world, and some art, through Claude Monet’s ultraviolet eye.