Let there be light: Sistine Chapel gets LED makeover

November 3, 2014 5:36 PM

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Let there be light: Sistine Chapel gets LED makeover

Visitors to the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel will now be able to see its world-famous frescos in a new light – 7,000 new LED lights to be exact.

Ultraviolet rays were slowly fading the colours of the more than 500-year-old masterpieces by Renaissance greats like Michaelangelo, Botticelli and Ghirlandaio.

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