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Museum Lighting A Guide for Conservators and Curators
ISBN: PB: 9781606066379, Getty Publications, February 2020
328 pp., 25x15 cm, illus.
Author David Saunders, former keeper of conservation and scientific research at the British Museum, explores how to balance the conflicting goals of visibility and preservation under a variety of conditions. Beginning with the science of how light, c...
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On Canvas Preserving the Structure of Paintings
ISBN: PB: 9781606066263, Getty Publications, February 2020
256 pp., 25x15 cm, illus.
Throughout its long history in Western art, canvas has played an influential role in the creative process. From the Renaissance development of oil painting on canvas to the present day-through Impressionism, Abstract Expressionism, and other art hist...
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Values in Heritage Management Emerging Approaches and Research
ISBN: PB: 9781606066188, Getty Publications, December 2019
278 pp., 25x15 cm, illus.
Over the last fifty years, conservation professionals have confronted increasingly complex political, economic, and cultural dynamics. This volume, with contributions by leading international practitioners and scholars, reviews how values-based metho...
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Facture: Conservation, Science, Art History Volume 4: Series, Multiples, Replicas
ISBN: PB: 9780300247619, Yale University Press, November 2019
288 pp., 27.9x20.3 cm, 246 colour illus.
Volume 4 of the National Gallery of Art's biennial conservation research journal Facture examines the complex themes of series, multiples, and replicas. With a broad historical purview that spans from the Renaissance to the 20th century, this publica...
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National Gallery Technical Bulletin, Volume 40
ISBN: PB: 9781857096491, Yale University Press, National Gallery London, October 2019
112 pp., 29.9x21 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
This volume continues the National Gallery's acclaimed series of Technical Bulletins with a selection of studies across the range of the collection, jointly authored by experts in the field of conservation and the scientific examination of paintings....
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Historic Cities Issues in Urban Conservation
ISBN: PB: 9781606065938, Getty Publications, July 2019
632 pp., 25x15 cm, colour illus.
This book, the eighth in the Getty Conservation Institute's Readings in Conservation series, fills a significant gap in the published literature on urban conservation. This topic is distinct from both heritage conservation and urban planning, and des...
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Modern Metals in Cultural Heritage Understanding and Characterization
ISBN: PB: 9781606066058, Getty Publications, July 2019
176 pp., 25x15 cm, colour illus.
The proliferation of new metals-such as stainless steels, aluminium alloys and metallic coatings-in modern and contemporary art and architecture has made the need for professionals who can address their conservation more critical than ever. This volu...
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Art Work Conserving and Restoring Contemporary Art
ISBN: PB: 9788831729451, DAP, Marsilio Editori, February 2019
304 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm, 107 colour illus.
Not for sale in Estonia! To speak of "restoration" in relation to contemporary art seems almost oxymoronic. On the one hand, it is commonly assumed that the art produced in our own time is still too new to need conservation. On the other hand, with...
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Central Collecting Point in Munich A New Beginning for the Restitution and Protection of Art
ISBN: HB: 9781606065822, Getty Publications, January 2019
304 pp., 24.7x16.8 cm, 238 black&white illus.
At the end of World War II, the US Office of Military Government for Germany and Bavaria, through its Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives division, was responsible for the repatriation of most of the tens of thousands of artworks looted by the Nazis i...
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Concrete Case Studies in Conservation Practice
ISBN: PB: 9781606065761, Getty Publications, January 2019
236 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 176 colour illus., 2 line drawings
This timely volume brings together fourteen case studies that address the challenges of conserving the twentieth century's most ubiquitous building material-concrete. Following a meeting of international heritage conservation professionals in 2013, t...
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