In glass blowing, artists give form to their work by blowing air into hot glass. People who practice lampworking also create art from the same stuff your windows are made from. What makes lampworking unique, and how did it get its name?
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Not all art heists are worthy of the silver screen, but some stand out for their ingenuity -- or bravado. So how do thieves walk away with near-priceless works?
Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling took the master artist four years to complete. Pope Julius II commissioned the painting, which Michelangelo refused at first. Read the fascinating story behind this amazing work of art.