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This volume is the sixth in what is now to become a regular biennial publication which presents the recent research into the conservation, structure &materials.
The papers in this volume were presented at the ICON paintings Group conference 'Appearance and Reality: Examining Colour Change in Paintings'
This book is the first comprehensive study with English translation (plus extensive commentary) of the early 15th century Strasbourg Manuscript.
A collection of papers from the 2014 biennial ATSR symposium investigating the uses of source material for historical research and the conservation of art today
This bulletin, part of an annual series which Archetype Publications publishes in association with the British Museum, offers a forum to show a dynamic behind-the-scenes glimpse of the current work of curators, conservators and scientists conducted on a range of artefacts and materials across the collections at the British Museum.
EDVARD MUNCH: COMPOSING MONUMENTAL DRAFTS AND PAINTINGS 147 his works in progress, mainly in his open-air studios. The results obtained are compared to different written sources from the period: letters, diary entries and exhibition catalogues
The papers in this volume were presented at the Paintings Group’s conference Modern Conservation: What’s New? held at The Wallace Collection in London in October 2014. It covered a variety of topics including: consolidants and flake laying; the possible use of sports injury tape as a temporary means of support during structural conservation treatments; rigid inserts to stretchers to reduce vibrations; auxiliary supports for modern paintings; the problem of softening and weeping paints in modern works of art and methods of treatment; wet surface cleaning treatments for contemporary paintings; and ethical considerations when dealing with conceptual artists’ wishes.
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Integrated Pest Management for Cultural Heritage David Pinniger ISBN: 9781909492226 UK Price: £35.00 | US Price: $80.00 Binding: Paperback Pages: 156 Integrated Pest Management for Cultural Heritage is a practical, colour- illustrated, working handbook for the curator, conservator and all persons concerned with the management of collections. It is an essential guide to the recognition of insect, rodent and bird pests with advice on the practical steps required to prevent and control damage to collections. The latest information on the trapping and detection of pests is presented together with guidelines for pest recording. The author explains the advantages and disadvantages of physical and chemical control measures, including concerns about the use of pesticides and their effects on staff and the environment. In addition, he demonstrates that Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is not only a safer option, but also a more cost-effective solution to the complex problems of pest control. This book offers comprehensive guidance for the necessary action and treatment of any pest problem likely to be encountered in museums, galleries, libraries, archives and historic houses.