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Book Review: Greener Solvents In Conservation

Image of the book cover.  Image by Bianca Gonçalves

"Greener Solvents in Conservation: An Introductory Guide"
Edited by Gwendoline R Fife
Archetype Books (2022)
Paperback / 88 pages / $40 (USD)
ISBN: 9781909492844

Review by Bianca Gonçalves

"Green does not mean new". Did you know you may already have a greener solution in your cupboard? SiC's Greener Solvents handbook provides step-by-step instructions for adopting greener solvents in your practice, and it's easier than you might imagine.

Book Review: Provenance Research Today

Book cover, Provenance Research Today: Principles, Practice, Problems. Image courtesy of Lund Humphries.

Reviewed by Riza Hussaini

Provenance Research Today: Principles, Practice, Problems
Edited by Arthur Tompkins
Lund Humphries, London (December 2020)
Paperback / 224 Pages / $49.99 USD / £29.99 GBP
ISBN: 9781848222762

This publication could not have come at a better time. A few weeks into reviewing this volume, several news articles, documentaries and tools emerged regarding forgeries, illicit sales, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and repatriation of looted antiquities and art works.

Book Review: Mummy Portraits of Roman Egypt: emerging research from the APPEAR project

Cover of “Mummy Portraits of Roman Egypt.” Image courtesy of Getty Publications.

Reviewed by Alexandra Taylor

Mummy Portraits of Roman Egypt: Emerging Research from the APPEAR Project
Edited by Marie Svoboda and Caroline R. Cartwright
J. P. Getty Museum, Los Angeles
US publication Date: August 25, 2020
UK Publication Date: September 29, 2020
196 pages / 169 colour illustrations / 26 diagrams and tables
Paperback: US $60.00, UK £45.00 / Free in digital formats (online, PDF, E-book)
ISBN: 978-L-60606-654-6

Book Review: On Canvas

Front and back cover images of On Canvas courtesy of Getty Publications.

Review by Joyce Townsend

On Canvas: Preserving the Structure of Paintings
By Stephen Hackney
The Getty Conservation Institute, 2020
256 pages / $50 Getty Store / £40 Amazon / Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-60606-626-3