Seminar Contemporary Art Conservation in practice: New approaches in decision-making, treatment techniques and the collection care for modern art by Lydia Beerkens

SRAL Studios, Weibengahal, Avenue Ceramique 224, 6221KX Maastricht

The material given in the seminar is directed towards the latest developments in this field

Lectures on:
Contemporary materials and techniques in the art production Different ways of decision making Ethics and aesthetics in the (conservation)treatment of modern art Strategies for a tailored (specific?) approach per Art Movement (kinetic art, Zero art, Arte Povera, Outdoor Sculptures etc.) The artist?s involvement and guidelines for daily practice

4 Apr 2018 to 6 Apr 2018
1 Mar 2018

Workshop on Asian Papers and their Applications in Paper Conservation

Instructor: Minah Song, independent paper conservator
Date: 3th - 5th July (Tue - Thu), 2018 - 3 days
Place: The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB
Enrollment limit : 12
Registration fee: 470 GBP (materials included)

3 Jul 2018 to 5 Jul 2018

IIC Annual General Meeting 2018, AGM Talk & Reception

Notice is hereby given that the sixty-eighth Annual General Meeting of the International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works will be held at the Society of Antiquaries of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE, on Monday 22nd January 2018 at 6.00 pm.

Tuesday, 23 January, 2018

Third IIC-ITCC course concludes in Beijing

© Casey Liu

The third IIC International Training Centre for Conservation (IIC-ITCC) course took place in Beijing from 14-22 November 2017. With the focus on textile conservation, 23 mid-career conservation professionals, 12 from China and 11 from around the world, including Argentina, Australia, Austria, Canada, Egypt, Finland, France, New Zealand, Serbia and Vietnam, attended this intensive hands-on workshop which took place in the newly established ‘Hospital for Conservation’ at the Palace Museum, also the largest science institution for heritage conservation in China. Prior to the opening ceremony, participants were privileged to be given a preview of the Hospital guided by Dr Jixiang Shan, Director of the Palace Museum.

Book review: Art: Authenticity, Restoration, Forgery. David A. Scott

2016, Los Angeles: The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, 500 pps., ISBN 978-1-938770-08-1. Available from the publishers in soft cover print and as aKindle eBook
Bool reviewed by Robyn Sloggett, The Grimwade Centre, The University of Melbourne


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