Functional Composite Materials is a new fully open access journal that has now published its first articles. In his inaugural Editorial, the journal’s Editor-in-Chief, Tony McNally, introduces the journal concept and presents the articles in the launch batch.
Monthly Archives: May 2020
Recent scientific discoveries in Johannes Vermeer’s Mistress and Maid put perennial misunderstandings about the masterpiece to rest
Mistress and Maid stands out among the paintings of Johannes Vermeer for its large figures set against a plain background. The relatively simple composition has been a source of puzzlement to scholars for decades. In this post, Silvia Centeno and Dorothy Mahon outline their recent analysis of the painting and what they learnt about it in the process.