British Museum Amorepacific Project symposium: Conservation of Korean paintings 2018–2022

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Tuesday, 20 September, 2022 to Wednesday, 21 September, 2022

Free, online symposium on 20 and 21 September 2022. This symposium of two half-day presentations and Q&A sessions celebrates the achievements of the Amorepacific Project for the conservation of Korean paintings at the British Museum from 2018–2022. It will be conducted in real time by moderators with a simultaneous translation between English and Korean.

The British Museum collection of Korean paintings includes those mounted on scrolls, folding screens, modern flat screens in frames, and in cardboard window mounts. The Amorepacific Project has aimed to ensure the conservation of the Korean paintings in the collection uses appropriate techniques and materials based on researching Korean historical mounting.

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