Artists' Materials and Collections Research
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Color Science in the Examination of Museum Objects ...
Overview of theoretical concepts as well as hands-on guidance on application of color science.
Session Outline: Photomechanical Processes
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
Newsletter 24.1 Spring 2009
Newsletter article on training in the structural conservation of panel pantings.
Conference: National Summit on Emergency Response (1994 ...
A summary of a conference that focused on the development of a national emergency infrastructure to safeguard cultural heritage.
Poultice Desalination of Porous Building Materials 2010
Details of a workshop on poultice desalination of building materials in New Orleans, May 2010.
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.
Scholar Applications Now Being Accepted (News Item)
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
Surface Treatment Strategies for Outdoor Painted Sculpture
List of partners and team members for this workshop series for conservators
Hans Hofmann: The Artist's Materials
Presents a thorough examination of German-American artist Hans Hofmann’s late-career materials.
Lecture: Modern Art in Los Angeles: An Evening with De Wain ...
This conversation with the artist looks at the production, conservation & display challenges around Valentine's work. Includes video.
Conserving Contemporary Art: Issues, Methods, Materials ...
A comprehensive overview of the consideration faced by conservators of modern and contemporary art.
Changing Views of Textile Conservation
Eighty-one readings in the practice of textile conservation.
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.
Athenian Pottery Project
Scientific research to understand, the materials and techniques employed to create the iconic red and black figure pottery of ancient Athens.
Characterizing Materials | Getty Conservation Institute
Teaching resources on characterizing materials developed for the Recent Advances in Characterizing Asian Lacquers workshops.
Lucio Fontana: The Artist's Materials
The first technical study in English of one of the most influential post-war Italian artists.
Session Outline: Guidelines, reproduction, digitization issues
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
Historical Perspectives in the Conservation of Works of Art on ...
A compilation of more than 95 texts tracing development of conservation of works of art on paper.
Course Calendar, Module 2
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
Session Outline: Microclimate: material for enclosure ...
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
Art in LA
Information on this project, which is part of Modern and Contemporary Art Research Initiative. From Vol. 28.1, Spring 2013.
Session Outline: Treatments: Surface Cleaning, Adhesives ...
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
"Heritage Inventories" issue. Fall 2013 (PDF Edition)
Entire newsletter, including articles, roundtable discussion, list of key resources, and news items. Vol. 28 no.2.
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.
Presentation: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
Panel Paintings Initiative
Overview and details of a GCI project on educational resources and training opportunities in the structural treatment of panel paintings.
Archaeology and Conservation Education Roundtable (News ...
Imaging in Conservation. From Vol. 32.1, Spring 2017.
Session Outline: Microscopic Investigation of Photographs
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
Surface Treatment Strategies for Outdoor Painted Sculpture
Overview of this workshop series for conservators
Session Outline: Introduction to Course and Course Website
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
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.
Facing Challenges of Panel Paintings Conservation (2011)
Proceedings of a 2009 Getty symposium examining directions and developments in the field over the previous 15 years. Downloadable in 5 sections.
Workshop: Characterizing Asian Lacquers (News Item)
October 2012 workshop explores advances in analysis of organic materials in Asian lacquers. From Vol. 27.1, Spring 2012.
Newsletter 25.1 Spring 2010
Newsletter article on analysis of glass from Nuzi, Mesopotamia.
Conference: Modern Paints Uncovered Symposium
Summary of the 2006 Modern Paints Uncovered symposium, co-organized by the Getty Conservation Institute, Tate, and the National Gallery of Art.
Collection Environment Field Activities
A project examining real-life situations in the field in order to investigate environmental strategies for collections
Modernity, Temporality, and Materiality: A Discussion on ...
Experts discuss the conservation of modern architecture. From Vol. 28.1, Spring 2013.
Conservation of Photographic Materials | Getty Conservation ...
Heritage conservation–related teaching and learning resources for conservation of photographs and photograph collections.
Copper and Bronze in Art
A review of the literature on copper and its alloys.
Session Outline: Introduction to Infrared Spectrometry
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
Conservación de vidrieras históricas
(Spanish) International experts in stained-glass conservation and related fields address history, aesthetics, and conservation of stained glass.
Session Outline: Macroclimate: Climate for Archiving ...
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
POPART Comes to GCI (News Item)
GCI hosts POPART and presents work at March 2012 conference. From Vol. 27.1, Spring 2012.
Collection-Environment Field Activities
Assessing museum collections housed in in challenging environments
Session Outline: Introduction to Treatment Issues / Surface ...
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
Urushi: Proceedings of the Urushi Study Group
Twenty-two papers covering historical aspects of urushi objects, techniques and conservation of urushi decoration, and scientific and technical examination of the objects. From 1985 conference.
Stories in Stone: Conserving Mosaics of Roman Africa
Looks at Roman-era mosaics from Tunisia brought to the Getty Villa for a 2006-07 exhibit.
Modern Abstract Art in Argentina and Brazil
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
Work with Disney ARL Continues (News Item)
Update on the GCI's collaboration with Disney to develop storage conditions for animation cels. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Made in Los Angeles (News Item)
Announcement of the publication of this new book. Vol. 31.1, Spring 2016.
The Atlas of Analytical Signatures of Photographic Processes
Contains interpretive data to aid conservators and curators in identifying photographs with similar analytical signatures.
Session Outline: Identification of Cased Photographs
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
Issues in the Conservation of Paintings
More than 70 texts on paintings conservation, many appearing in English for the first time.
Newsletter 19.3 Fall 2004 (Conservation at the Getty)
Newsletter article examining cooperative scientific projects at the Getty Conservation Institute.
Course Calendar, Module 3
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
Conference: Historical Painting Techniques, Materials, and ...
A summary of a conference that brought together specialists working in the fields of historical painting techniques.
Newsletter 27.2: Conservation of Public Art (Fall 2012)
Table of contents for Conservation Perspectives: The Getty Conservation Institute Newsletter, vol. 27, no. 2 (2012).
Visualizing Conservation Science: Communicating Data ...
Imaging in Conservation. From Vol. 32.1, Spring 2017.
Alternative Backing Methods for Lifted Mosaics
This project aims to address the urgent need for developing sustainable solutions to the conservation of mosaics.
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (News Item)
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
Archaeometry of Pre-Columbian Sites and Artifacts
Proceedings of a 1992 symposium on the application of scientific techniques of investigation and analysis of pre-Columbian sites and artifacts.
Session Outline: Identification of Non-Silver Photographic ...
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
Infrared Spectroscopy in Conservation Science
Discusses IR spectroscopy for analysis of museum objects, disseminating sample handling and spectral acquisition techniques applicable to their analysis.
Newsletter 18.3 Fall 2003
Newsletter article on the UCLA/Getty Master's program in archaeological and ethnographic conservation.
Art in LA
A study of materials and fabrication processes by L.A.-based artists and implications these have for conservation.
Cleaning of Acrylic Painted Surfaces

Managing Change and Modern Landscapes
Examines public engagement in conserving modern architecture and modern landscape architecture. From Vol. 28.1, Spring 2013.
Methodology for the Conservation of Polychromed Wooden ...
Bibliography offers a practical working tool for supporting study & research required for intervention on wooden altarpieces.
Eric F. Hansen (1949–2016) (News Item)
Imaging in Conservation. From Vol. 32.1, Spring 2017.
Distance Mentoring Program, Module 1
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
Key Resources (List)
Imaging in Conservation. From Vol. 32.1, Spring 2017.
Preservation of Plastics
Objects and samples of most common plastics found in museum collections
Principles of Experimental Design for Art Conservation ...
Covers both practical and statistical aspects of design and both laboratory experiments on art materials and clinical experiments with art objects.
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
The Conservation of Tapestries and Embroideries
The 15 papers in this volume focus on treatments of western European tapestries and ecclesiastical embroideries.
Session Outline: Identification of Photographs: Unknown Case ...
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
Cleaning of Acrylic Painted Surfaces
Information on the July 2017 CAPS workshop at Hamburger Kunsthalle.
Session Outline: Introduction to Collection-Level Surveys and ...
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
Session Outline: Disaster Preparedness and Disaster ...
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
Newsletter 24.2 Fall 2009
Newsletter article on the cleaning of acrylic emulsion paintings.
Taking Stock (Discussion)
A discussion among experts in the field on heritage inventories and decision making. From Vol. 28.2, Fall 2013.
Before the Paint Hits the Wall
Introductory remarks for the 2003 symposium, Mural Painting and Conservation in the Americas.
Mechanical Characterization of Materials

Heaven and Hell on the Silk Road
Lecture on the introduction of the concepts of karma and rebirth into China.
Creation, Conservation, and Time: A Discussion About ...
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
Session Outline: Photo ID: Gelatin
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
Preservation of Plastics
Applying research on plastics to case studies
Making Art Concrete: Works from Argentina and Brazil
Catalog for the exhibition, Making Art Concrete at the Getty Center.
Exploring Pollock
Film screening and discussion related to Jackson Pollock's seminal painting, Mural (1943).
Atlas of Analytical Signatures of Photographic Processes ...
Scientific information on 11 of most common B&W photographic processes and variants. From Vol. 28.2, Fall 2013.
Managing Collection Environments Initiative
Developing a toolkit for quantifying climate-induced change in wooden objects
Technical Note: Why Conserve Photographs?
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
Refashioning and Redress: Conserving and Displaying Dress
Seventeen case studies on conservation and presentation of dress in museums.
Preservation of Plastics
Repair studies exploring materials and methods to repair plastics
Conserving Contemporary Art (News Item)
This book examining issues methods, materials and research, is now available for purchase. From Vol. 27.1, Spring 2012.
Recent Advances in Characterizing Asian Lacquer (News Item ...
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
Preventive Conservation (Article)
A look at 30 years of research, training, and projects in preventive conservation. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Graduate Internship Program (News Item)
Conserving modern paints. From Vol. 31.2, Fall 2016.
Technical Note: What was Photography?
Fundamentals of the Conservation of Photographs
Less is More: Minimally Invasive Methods to Repair Plastic ...
Research into how to repair art and design objects made of plastic.