Art Materials Information and Education Network (AMIEN)

Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online (CAMEO)

Documentation and Conservation of the Media Arts Heritage (DOCAM)

"Inherent Vice: The Replica and Its Implications in Modern Sculpture"
Papers presented at this 2007 conference, in Tate Papers, issue 8, Autumn 2007

Inside Installations: Preservation and Presentation of Installation Art

ICOM-CC Modern Materials and Contemporary Art working group

International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art (INCCA)

Matters in Media Art

Modern and Contemporary Art Research at the Getty Conservation Institute

The Object in Transition
Videotaped sessions from this 2008 Getty conference

Preservation of Plastic Artefacts in Museum Collections (POPART)

Variable Media Network


Art d'aujourd’hui, patrimoine de demain: Conservation et restauration des oeuvres contemporaines (2009), Paris: SFIIC.

Conservare l’arte contemporanea: Problemi, metodi, materiali, ricerche by Oscar Chiantore and Antonio Rava (2005), Milan: Electa.

The Conservation and Maintenance of Contemporary Public Art, edited by Hafthor Yngvason (2002), London: Archetype.

Conservation of Plastics: Materials Science, Degradation and Preservation by Yvonne Shashoua (2008), London: Butterworths.

From Marble to Chocolate: The Conservation of Modern Sculpture, edited by Jackie Heuman (1995), London: Archetype.

The Impact of Modern Paints by Jo Crook and Tom Learner (2000), London: Tate.

Material Matters: The Conservation of Modern Sculpture, edited by Jackie Heuman (1999), London: Tate.

Modern Art: New Museums, edited by Ashok Roy and Perry Smith (2003), London: IIC.

Modern Art: Who Cares? edited by Ysbrand Hummelen and Dionne Sille (1999), Amsterdam: ICN

Modern Paints Uncovered, edited by Thomas J. S. Learner et al. (2007), Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute.

Monumenti effimeri: Storia e conservazione delle installazioni by Barbara Ferriani and Marina Pugliese (2009), Milan: Electa.

Mortality Immortality, edited by Miguel Angel Corzo (1999), Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute.

Plastics: Looking at the Future and Learning from the Past, edited by Brenda Keneghan and Louise Egan (2008), London: Archetype.

Research in Conservation: Analysis of Modern Paints by Thomas J. S. Learner (2005), Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute.

Saving the Twentieth Century: The Conservation of Modern Materials, edited by David Grattan (1991), Ottawa: CCI.


For more information on the conservation of modern and contemporary art, search AATA Online.