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Exploring Pollock
Film screening and discussion related to Jackson Pollock's seminal painting, Mural (1943).
Preservation of Photographs and Photograph Collections
Overview of a Getty Conservation Institute project to offer a series of photo conservation training courses.
The Atlas of Analytical Signatures of Photographic Processes
Contains interpretive data to aid conservators and curators in identifying photographs with similar analytical signatures.
Art in LA
A study of materials and fabrication processes by L.A.-based artists and implications these have for conservation.
Conservation of Collections
A case study of preventive conservation in the context of a historic house museum, Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder (Our Lord in the Attic) in Amsterdam.
Cleaning of Acrylic Painted Surfaces
Description of the 2014 CAPS workshop at the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Integrating Imaging and Analytical Technologies for ...
Our Projects. Integrating Imaging and Analytical Technologies for
Conservation Practice. Current Projects: Past Projects: ...
Modern and Contemporary Art Research Initiative
A multifaceted, long-term initiative for the varied conservation needs of modern and contemporary art.
Managing Collection Environments Initiative
A multiyear initiative to address research and practical issues related to control and management of collection environments.
Research into Practice Initiative
Develops training workshops, colloquia, and similar events to present scientific advances from research undertaken by the GCI and its partners.
Athenian Pottery Project
Scientific research to understand, the materials and techniques employed to create the iconic red and black figure pottery of ancient Athens.
Twentieth-Century Color Photographs: Identification and Care
Overview of the history and technology of the major traditional color photographic processes.
Issues in the Conservation of Paintings
More than 70 texts on paintings conservation, many appearing in English for the first time.
Modern Paints Uncovered
Papers and posters from the Modern Paints Uncovered symposium at Tate Modern in 2006.
Oxygen-Free Museum Cases
Discusses the use of hermetically sealed cases for the long-term conservation of oxygen-sensitive objects.
Changing Views of Textile Conservation
Eighty-one readings in the practice of textile conservation.
The Use of Oxygen-Free Environments in the Control of ...
Discusses use of nitrogen as the inert gas used to replace oxygen and types of treatment chambers.
Inert Gases in the Control of Museum Insect Pests
Information on the biological mechanisms by which nontoxic gases kill insects; creating and maintaining an anoxic atmosphere; treatments; and procedures for treating objects.
El hilo continuo : la conservaci&ograven de las tradiciones ...
Describes collection of textiles at the Regional Museum of Oaxaca and use of textile tradition in daily life and ceremony.
Personal Viewpoints: Thoughts about Paintings Conservation
Features papers from a Getty Museum conference exploring the nature of paintings conservation.
From Start to Finish: De Wain Valentine's <em>Gray Column ...
Presents the fascinating story behind the making of De Wain Valentines monumental sculpture, Gray Column.
Analysis of Modern Paints
Outlines techniques employed to analyze synthetic resins in modern painting materials.
Tunisian Mosaics: Treasures from Roman Africa
A richly illustrated introduction to the Roman-era mosaics of Tunisia.
Issues in the Conservation of Photographs
Chronicals development of photo conservation as a profession through 72 essential texts.
Conserving Outdoor Sculpture
Presents research on the materials and construction techniques of the Stark Collection at the Getty.
Lessons Learned
Proceedings from the 9th triennial meeting of the International Committee for Conservation of Mosaics in 2005.
Creaci๓n de un plan de emergencia: Guํa para museos y ...
(Spanish) Step-by-step guide to developing an emergency preparedness and response strategy.
Monitoring for Gaseous Pollutants in Museum Environments
Examines environmental monitoring for common gaseous pollutants.
Mortality Immortality?
Professionals offer their perspectives on the artist intent, the art market, and evolving media technologies.
Solvent Gels for the Cleaning of Works of Art
Examines gels cleaning treatment of paintings and painted works of art.
The Craftsman Revealed: Adriaen de Vries, Sculptor in ...
Results of the technical study of 25 bronzes by Adriaen de Vries.
Copper and Bronze in Art
A review of the literature on copper and its alloys.
The Conservation of Tapestries and Embroideries
The 15 papers in this volume focus on treatments of western European tapestries and ecclesiastical embroideries.
Effects of Light on Materials in Collections
A survey of the impact of exposure to light with emphasis on photoflash and reprographic sources.
Historical and Philosophical Issues in the Conservation of ...
First ever comprehensive collection of text on conservation of art and architecture published in English.
Willem de Kooning: The Artist's Materials
An in-depth study of the paintings of Willem de Kooning from the 1940s to 1970s.
The Conservation of Artifacts Made from Plant Materials
An informal reference source for practicing conservators working with objects made from plant materials.
The Restoration of Engravings, Drawings, Books, and Other ...
English-language translation of Max Schweidlers 1938 book.
Plant Biology for Cultural Heritage: Biodeterioration and ...
Brings together scientific contributions from field of plant biology relating to biodeterioration and conservation.
Infrared Spectroscopy in Conservation Science
Discusses IR spectroscopy for analysis of museum objects, disseminating sample handling and spectral acquisition techniques applicable to their analysis.
The Structural Conservation of Panel Paintings
Proceedings of a Symposium at the J. Paul Getty Museum, April 1995. Available in four separate sections as downloadable PDF files.
Modern Paints
Details of a Getty Conservation Institute Project which addresses questions regarding the character of modern paint materials.
Preservation of Plastics
Overview and details of a GCI project on the preservation of plastic materials in modern and contemporary art.
UCLA/Getty Program in Archaeological and Ethnographic ...
Information on the master's degree program in Archaeological and Ethnographic Conservation offered by UCLA and the J. Paul Getty Trust
China Principles
Overview and details of a Getty Conservation Institute project to develop conservation guidelines for cultural heritage sites in China.
Research on the Conservation of Photographs
Details of a Getty Conservation Institute project to identify major photographic processes and important process variants.
Panel Paintings Initiative
Overview and details of a GCI project on educational resources and training opportunities in the structural treatment of panel paintings.
Art in LA
Related project materials including publications, articles, and videos
Teamwork for Integrated Emergency Management (2004 ...
Overview and details of a Getty Conservation Institute project on integrated emergency management for museums and other cultural institutions.
Cleaning of Acrylic Painted Surfaces
Description of the 2013 CAPS workshop at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia.
Wall Paintings Conservation at Mogao Grottoes
Overview and details of a Getty Conservation Institute project researching the deterioration of wall paintings at the Mogao Grottoes in China.
Gels Cleaning Research (1998–2003)
Overview and details of a Getty Conservation Institute project on the use of solvent-based gels as cleaning systems for surfaces.
Characteristics of European and Asian Lacquers
Details of a Getty Conservation Institute project to develop an analytical method to identify organic materials in Asian and European lacquers.
Desalination of Porous Building Materials (2006–2010)
Overview of a past GCI project to establish guidelines for conservators on the use of desalination systems for building materials.
Valley of the Queens
A summary of a Getty Conservation Institute project for the conservation and management of the Valley of the Queens in Luxor, Egypt.
Conservation of Am้rica Tropical
A Getty Conservation Institute project on the conservation of the David Alfaro Siqueiros mural America Tropical in LA.
Eames House Conservation Project
A collaborative project to develop a long-term conservation management and maintenance plan for the 1949 home of Ray and Charles Eames.
Collections in Hot & Humid Environments (1997–2002)
Overview and details of a past Getty Conservation Institute project addressing climate control issues in hot humid regions.
Herculaneum Project
Details of a Getty Conservation Institute project to address specific conservation problems at the Roman archaeological site of Herculaneum.
Lime Mortars and Plasters (1998–2009)
Overview and details of a Getty Conservation Institute project that focuses on the preservation of lime mortars and plasters.
St. Vitus Mosaic in Prague (1992–2008)
Overview and details of a past GCI project that focuses on the conservation of the Last Judgment mosaic on St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague.
Alternative Climate Controls for Historic Buildings (2003–2010 ...
Details of a GCI project on climate control strategies for improving collection environments in historical buildings in hot and humid regions.
Environmental Guidelines for Collections (1999–2002)
Overview and details of a past GCI project for providing a reference for designing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning for museums.
Performance of Pollutant Adsorbents (2001–2003)
Overview and details of a past GCI project to increase protection of objects in microenvironments from attack by gaseous air pollutants.
Salt Research (2003–2008)
Overview and details of a GCI project to improve understanding of deterioration due to salts, and to develop mitigation and conservation procedures
Latin American Consortium (1997–2002)
Details of a past Getty Conservation Institute project for training to enhance preventive conservation in Latin America.
Injection Grouts for the Conservation of Architectural Surfaces
Details of a Getty Conservation Institute project to evaluate injection grouts for conservation of architectural surfaces.
Pollutants in the Museum Environment (1985–1998)
A summary of a Getty Conservation Institute project that examined the risks posed to museum collections by atmospheric pollutants.
Preventive Conservation (1990–1995)
A summary of a training course sponsored by the GCI that addressed the management of environmental conditions for collections.
Selective Preventive Conservation Research (1985–1998)
Overview and details of a past Getty Conservation Institute program of research in preventive conservation.
Binding Media (1989–1999)
Overview and details of a past Getty Conservation Institute project that focused on developing methodologies to identify binding media in paint.
Cleaning of Paintings (1987–1989)
A summary of training courses that emphasized the use of new methods and materials for the cleaning of paintings sponsored by the GCI.
Insect Control with the Fumigant Vikane (1986–1990)
Overview and details of a past GCI project to investigate potential adverse effects of Vikane on museum artifacts and historic structures.
Permanence and Application of Conservation Materials (1983 ...
Overview and details of a past GCI program of research into the permanence and application of conservation materials.
Disaster Preparedness and Response (1992)
A summary of a workshop on emergency planning for collecting institutions sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Pest Management (1994–1996)
A summary of training courses on pest control in museums sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Magnesian Limestone Project (2004–2009)
Overview of a Getty Conservation Institute project to develop conservation interventions for magnesian limestone.
Antibody Research (2006–2010)
Details of a Getty Conservation Institute project toidentify proteins in binding media using enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.
Recent Advances in Characterizing Asian Lacquer
A series of workshops to disseminate new procedures for acquiring detailed compositional information about lacquered objects.
Organic Materials in Wall Paintings (2003–2010)
Overview and details of a GCI project to improve wall paintings conservation through identification of organic materials used as binders.
Asian Organic Colorants (2006–2010)
Overview and details of a GCI project to develop a strategy for the analysis of Chinese colorants used as textile dyes and organic pigments.
Conservation of Photographic Materials (1987–1994)
A summary of training courses on the conservation and preventive care of photographic materials sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Preservation of Photographs and Photograph Collections
July 2014 course on identification & conservation of color and digital prints.
Cleaning of Acrylic Painted Surfaces
This workshop series seeks to integrate ongoing scientific research with the latest perspectives on cleaning technology within art conservation.
Nitrogen Anoxia Research (1987–1999)
Overview and details of a past GCI project that focused on researching nitrogen environments to prevent museum objects from deterioration.
Collections Research Laboratory
Overview of the GCIs work in collections research in the areas of antiquities, manuscripts, sculptures and decorative arts, and paintings.
Outdoor Painted Surfaces
Details of a GCI project to research paints used in twentieth-and twenty-first-century outdoor painted works of art.
Recent Advances in Characterizing Asian Lacquer
Information on a July 2014 workshop to be held at the Louve.
The Siqueiros Legacy: Challenges of Conserving the Artist's ...
Papers is from the two-day symposium The Siqueiros Legacy: Challenges of Conserving the Artistโ€™s Monumental Murals, which took place at the Getty Center in Los Angeles on October 16-17, 2012.
From Start to Finish: De Wain Valentine's Gray Column
Presents the fascinating story behind the making of De Wain Valentines monumental sculpture, Gray Column
Wall Paintings at Mogao Grottoes
Information Gathering & Assessment related to Wall Painting Conservation at Mogao Grottoes, China
Wall Paintings Conservation at Mogao Grottoes
Scientific Investigation related to Wall Painting Conservation at Mogao Grottoes, China
Wall Paintings at Mogao Grottoes
Condition Monitoring related to Wall Painting Conservation at Mogao Grottoes, China
Conservation of Photographic Materials
Session Outline: Photo ID: Cased Photographs
Conservation of Photographic Materials
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs: Course Calendar, Module 1
Conservation of Photographic Materials
Technical Notes: What is a Photograph?
Conservation of Photographic Materials
Session Outline: Survey Work and Process Identification
Conservation of Photographic Materials
Session Outline: Gum Print Process Recreation
Conservation of Photographic Materials
Session Outline: Deteriorations of Photographs
Conservation of Photographic Materials
Session Outline: Process ID: Color Processes with Lab