How Painting Advanced with Tin Paint Tubes Art and technology have always advanced together. Painting made one its great leaps forward in France when paint became available in collapsible tin tubes.
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How Painting Advanced with Tin Paint Tubes

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How Painting Advanced with Tin Paint Tubes

How Painting Advanced with Tin Paint Tubes

How Painting Advanced with Tin Paint Tubes

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Technology and Art

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In Neanderthal times, some hunter must have leaned against a smokey cave wall, noticed he'd left a handprint, and gone on to make more pictures. Then came brushes, paint, canvas and Rembrandt. Today we launch a series on how art is affected by technology. We begin with the link between collapsible tin tubes and some of the world's best-loved paintings.