Conservation, restoration & care of artworks

    When Galleries Shake - Earthquake Damage Mitigation for Muse

    By Jerry Podany

    Paperback £49.21

    Earthquakes pose myriad dangers to heritage collections worldwide. This book provides an accessible introduction to these dangers and to the methodologies developed at the Getty and other museums internationally for mitigating seismic vulnerability. Conceived as a primer and reference, this abundantly illustrated volume begins with an engaging overview of explanations...

    Afghanistan: Preserving its Historic Heritage

    Hardback £29.46

    As Afghanistan recovers from decades of destruction, this book celebrates many of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture's projects to restore monuments and other sites to their former glory.

    Philosophy Chamber

    Hardback Save £4.29 = £40.71

    "This publication accompanies the exhibition The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard's Teaching Cabinet, 1766-1820, on view at the Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts, from May 19 through December 31, 2017, and at The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, Scotland, in 2018."

    Paolo Veronese and the Practice of Painting in Late Renaissance Venice

    By Diana Gisolfi

    Hardback £44.96

    One of the premier artists of Renaissance Venice, Paolo Veronese 1528-1588 enjoyed a successful career creating splendid and sophisticated paintings for an elite clientele. Focusing on Veronese's materials, workshop organization, and remarkably varied techniques, this important book provides a rich examination of the artist's painting practice and how it developed...

    Restoration of Paintings in Paris, 1750-1815

    By Noemie Etienne

    Paperback £40.71

    The decades following the 1973 publication of Alessandro Conti's Storia del Restauro have seen considerable scholarly interest in the development of restoration in France in the second half of the eighteenth century. A number of technical treatises and biographies of restorers have offered insight into restoration practice. The Restoration of...

    National Gallery Technical Bulletin

    Paperback £36.46

    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. Contributions include an account of the development of the composition of The Virgin...

    Care of Prints and Drawings

    By Margaret Holben Ellis

    Paperback £29.62

    The 2nd edition of The Care of Prints and Drawings provides practical, straightforward advice to those responsible for the preservation of works on paper, ranging from curators, facility managers, conservators, registrars, collection care specialists, private collectors, artists, or students of museum studies, visual arts, art history, or conservation. A greater...

    The A-Z of the International Art Market: The Essential Guide to Customs, Conventions and Practice

    By Tom Flynn

    Paperback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    It is estimated that there are over 300,000 companies involved in the world's art market, employing around 2.8 million people. But the art world carries a veneer of mystery and secrecy that many people find daunting, and the language used by market insiders can be alienating and confusing to those...

    Int AR 7: Art in Context

    Paperback £17.42

    Facture: Conservation, Science, Art History: Volume 2: Art in Context

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    Facture presents the latest conservation research on masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, spanning the early Renaissance through the present and encompassing a range of media. Volume 2 examines great art of two very different eras-the Italian Renaissance and the 20th century-and puts in new contexts works such...

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