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You can browse IIC’s complete collection of book reviews below. All the latest book reviews are also featured in News in Conservation.

Book Review: Current Technical Challenges in the Conservation of Paintings

Current Technical Challenges in the Conservation of Paintings, book cover. Image courtesy of Archetype Publications.

Review by Amber Kerr

Current Technical Challenges in the Conservation of Paintings
Edited by Angelina Barros D’Sa, Lizze Bone, Rhiannon Clarricoates, Helen Dowding 
London: Archetype publications, Ltd., 2015
136 pages / £32.50 / Paperback
ISBN: 9781909492318

Book Review: Buried by Vesuvius – the Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum

Buried by Vesuvius, book cover. Image courtesy of J Paul Getty Museum.

CONSERVATION IN CONTEXT: A TALE OF TWO VILLAS

Review by Graham Voce

Buried by Vesuvius – the Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum
Edited by Kenneth Lapatin
Los Angeles: J Paul Getty Museum, 2019
276 pages / $65.00 / Hardcover
ISBN 978-1-60606-592-1

Book Review: Historic Cities: Issues in Urban Conservation

Book cover. Courtesy of the Getty Conservation Institute

Review by Graham Voce

Historic Cities: Issues in Urban Conservation (Readings in Conservation) 
Edited by Jeff Cody and Francesco Siravo
Getty Conservation Institute, USA, July 2019 (US) August 2019 (UK)
632 Pages / 114 colour & 60 black and white illustrations / Paperback
ISBN 978-1-60606-593-8

Book Review: Selected Acquisitions: ICCROM Library

Daniela Sauer holding the three books highlighted in her review. Image courtesy of  ICCROM Library.

Reviews by Daniela Sauer

For the June 2019 issue of News in Conservation, the ICCROM Library is contributing a list of new acquisitions and summaries of a selected group of top titles hand-picked by the librarian. We look forward to this being a regular quarterly inclusion in News in Conservation going forward.

Book Review: Sam Francis: The Artist’s Materials

Book cover of Sam Francis: The Artist’s Materials. Image courtesy of The Getty Conservation Institute

Review by Christian Scheidemann

Sam Francis: The Artist’s Materials
By Debra Burchett-Lere and Aneta Zebala
The Getty Conservation Institute
Los Angeles, 2019
150 pages / USD $ 40.00 / Paperback
ISBN 9781606065839

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