Gels Cleaning Research (1998-2003)
 

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The following is a brief list of some of the many publications or articles relevant to this topic.

  • Blank, S., and C. Stravroudis, "Solvents and Sensibility," Newsletter, Western Association for Art Conservation 11, No. 2 (May 1989): 2-10.
  • Burnstock, A., "Recent Developments in Cleaning Research: Surface Characterization Studies: in Conservation, restauration des biens culturels: revue de l’ARRAAFU 311 (1991): 43-45.
  • Burnstock, A., and T. Kieslich, "A Study of the Clearance of Solvent Gels Used for Varnish Removal from Paintings" in 11th Triennial Meeting Edinburgh, 1-6 September 1996, Preprints 1, ICOM Committee for Conservation (1996): 253-62.
  • Burnstock, A., and R. White, "The Effects of Selected Solvents and Soaps on a Simulated Canvas Painting" in Cleaning, Retouching and Coatings, Preprints of the Contributions to the Brussels Congress, 3-7 September 1990, IIC (1990): 111-18.
  • Burnstock, A., and R. White, "Cleaning Gels: Further Studies" in Conservation Science in the U.K., Preprints (1993): 36-39.
  • Burnstock, A., and R. White, "A Preliminary Assessment of the Aging/Degradation of Ethomeen C-12 residues from solvent gel formulations and their potential for inducing changes in resinous paint media" in Tradition and Innovation: Advances in Conservation, Contributions to the Melbourne Congress, 10-14 October 2000 (IIC): 34-38.
  • Erhardt, D., and J. J. Bischoff, "Resin Soaps and Solvents in the Cleaning of Paintings: Similarities and Differences" in 10th Triennial Meeting, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. 22-27 August 1993, Preprints 1, ICOM Committee for Conservation, (1993): 141-46.
  • Erhardt, D, and J. J. Bischoff, "The Roles of Various Components of Resin Soaps, Bile Acid Soaps and Gels, and Their Effects on Oil Paint Films" in Studies in Conservation 39 (1994): 3-27.
  • Erhardt, D., and J. Tsang, "The Extractable Components of Oil Paint Films" in Cleaning Retouching and Coatings, Preprints of the Contributions to the Brussels Congress, 93-97.
  • Feller, R., N. Stolow, and E. Jones, On Picture Varnishes and Their Solvents (Washington D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 1985).
  • Hedley, G., M. Odlyha, A. Burnstock, J. Tillinghast, and C. Husband, "A Study of the Mechanical and Surface Properties of Oil Paint Films Treated with Organic Solvents and Water" in Cleaning, Retouching and Coatings, Preprints of the Contributions to the Brussels Congress, 98-105.
  • Khandekar, N., "A Survey of the Conservation Literature Relating to the Development oof Aqueous Gel Cleaning on Painted and Varnished Surfaces" in Reviews in Conservation, IIC (2000): 10-20.
  • Khandekar, N., V. Dorge, H. Khanjian, D. Stulik, A. de Tagle, "Detection of Residues on the Surfaces of Objects Previously Treated with Aqueous Solvent Gels in 13th Triennial Meeting Rio de Janeiro, 22-27 September 2002 Preprints 1, ICOM-Committee for Conservation, (2002): 352-59.
  • Koller, J., "Cleaning of a Nineteenth-Century Painting with Deoxycholate Soap: Mechanism and Residue Studies" in Cleaning Retouching and Coatings, Preprints of the Contributions to the Brussels Congress, 106-110.
  • Koller, M. "Surface Cleaning and Conservation. (Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute), Conservation 15: 3 (2000) 5-9.
  • Learner, T.J.S., "The analysis of synthetic resins found in twentieth-century paint media" in Resins Ancient and Modern. (Edinburgh: Scottish Society for Conservation and Restoration, 1995): 76-84.
  • Learner, T.J.S., The characterization of acrylic painting materials and implications for their use, conservation and stability. Ph.D. Thesis,(London: Birkbeck College, University of London, 1997).
  • Miller, A., Aging Characteristics of Surfactants, ARTC-672, Science Research Project (Winterhur: Winterthur/University of Delaware Art Conservation Program, May 1998).
  • Phenix, A., and A. Burnstock, "The Removal of Surface Dirt on Paintings with Chelating Agents" in The Conservator 16 (1992): 28-37.
  • Phenix, A., "Organic solvents and the cleaning of paintings: an introduction" for Colloquium 'Beobachtungen zur Gemäldeoberfläche und Möglichkeiten ihrer Behandlung', Schule für Gestaltung, Bern, Switzerland, 13-14 March. Unpublished (1998).
  • Phenix, A., "The effects of organic solvents on paint and varnis" for Colloquium 'Beobachtungen zur Gemäldeoberfläche und Möglichkeiten ihrer Behandlung', Schule für Gestaltung, Bern, Switzerland, 13-14 March 1998. Unpublished (1998).
  • Phenix, A., The science and technology of the cleaning of pictures: past, present and future" in Preprints to the 25th Anniversary Conference, School of Conservation, Royal Danish Academy of Art, Copenhagen, May 1998 (1998) 109-19.
  • Phenix, A., " Solubility parameters and the cleaning of paintings: an update and review" in Kunsttechnologie und Konservierung 12:2, (1998): 397-409.
  • Phenix, A., "The Cleaning of Paintings: Effects of Organic Solvents on Oil Paint Films" in Reviews in Conservation 2, IIC (2001): 47-60.
  • Stulik, D., V. Dorge, H. Khanjian, N. Khandekar, A. de Tagle, D. Miller, R. Wolbers, J. Carlson, "Surface Cleaning: Quantitative Study of Gel Resideue on Cleaned Paint Surfaces" in Tradition and Innovation: Advances in Conservation, Contributions to the Melbourne Congress, 10-14 October 2000 (IIC): 188-94.
  • Stulik, D., V. Dorge, H. Khanjian, N. Khandekar, A. de Tagle, D. Miller, R. Wolbers, J. Carlson, "La pulitura de superfici: Studio quantitativo dei residui di gel su superfici pittoriche pulite" in Progetto Restauro 21, Padova: Il Prato (2002): 4-14.
  • Stulik, H. Khanjian, V. Dorge, A de Tagle, J. Maish, B. Considine, D. Miller, N. Khandekar, "Scientific Investigation of Surface Cleaning Processes: Quantitative Study of Gel Residues on Porous and Topographically Complex Surfaces" in 13th Triennial Meeting Rio de Janeiro, 22-27 September 2002 Preprints 1, ICOM, (2002): 245-51.
  • Sutherland, K.R., Solvent extractable components of oil paint films. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Amsterdam. Amsterdam: FOM Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics, (2001).
  • Tsang, J., and D. Erhardt, "Current Research on the Effects of Solvents and Gelled and Aqueous Cleaning Systems on Oil Paint Films" in JAIC 31 (1992) 87-94.
  • Wolbers, R., N. Sterman, and C. Stavroudis, Notes for the Workshop on New Methods in the Cleaning of Paintings (Marina del Rey: The Getty Conservation Institute, 1988).
  • Wolbers, R., "A Radio-Isotopic Assay for the Direct Measurement of Residual Cleaning Materials on a Paint Film" in Cleaning Retouching and Coatings, Preprints of the Contributions to the Brussels Congress, 119-25.
  • Wolbers, R., "Recent Development in the Use of Gel Formulations for the Cleaning of Paintings" in Restoration 1992 Conference Preprint, UKIC (1992): 74-75.
  • Wolbers, R., Aqueous Methods for Cleaning Painting Surfaces. (London: Archtype Publications, 2000).

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