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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.
The Conservation of Tapestries and Embroideries
The 15 papers in this volume focus on treatments of western European tapestries and ecclesiastical embroideries.
Port Arthur Historic Site: A Case Study
Values-based case study of this historic site in Australia. 1 of 4 case studies undertaken by the GCI’s Research on the Values of Heritage project.
Passé, présent et futur des palais et sites royaux d'Abomey
Proceedings of a 1997 conference of stakeholders and those working at site of the Royal Palaces of Abomey, Benin.
Values and Heritage Conservation: Research Report
Results of research on values and benefits of cultural heritage conservation undertaken by the GCI through its Agora Initiative.
Conservation of Ancient Sites on the Silk Road (2010)
Proceedings of the second international conference from 2004 at the Mogao Grottoes at Dunhuang. Downloadable in 11 sections.
Contemporary Architecture in the Historic Environment
Annotated bibliography on range of views on what constitutes appropriate new development within a historic area.
Before the Paint Hits the Wall
Introductory remarks for the 2003 symposium, Mural Painting and Conservation in the Americas.
Damage Assessment of Historic Earthen Buildings After the ...
Assessment of historic earthen sites damaged in the August 15, 2007, Pisco, Peru, earthquake.
Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China's Silk ...
Catalogue for the 2016 exhibition, Cave Temples of Dunhuang.
Conservation of Wall Paintings
Proceedings of a 1987 symposium to facilitate dialogue and exchange of information among those involved in wall paintings conservation.
Making Art Concrete: Works from Argentina and Brazil
Catalog for the exhibition, Making Art Concrete at the Getty Center.
Seismic Stabilization of Historic Adobe Structures
Describes tests performed on model adobe buildings to evaluate seismic damage mitigation techniques.
The Los Angeles Watts Towers
Recounts story of Simon Rodia and his creation and its preservation and the history of Watts.
Mosaics in Situ: An Overview of Literature on Conservation of ...
This literature review examines principle practices and trends in mosaic conservation as reflected in published works through 2007.
Conserving Twentieth-Century Built Heritage: A Bibliography
An extensive subject bibliography on the conservation of modern architectural materials.
Refashioning and Redress: Conserving and Displaying Dress
Seventeen case studies on conservation and presentation of dress in museums.
6th International Conference on Earthen Architecture
Available in four separate sections as downloadable PDF files.
Epidemiology: Basic Ideas Applied to Museum Collections
Summary and discussion paper from 2015 meeting on application of epidemiological concepts to cultural heritage.
Thin-Layer Chromatography for Binding Media Analysis
Theory, practical techniques, and operating procedures for thin-layer chromatography as applied to conservation problems.
Terra Literature Review: An Overview of Earthen Architecture ...
An overview of research in earthen architecture conservation.
Document on Retablos 2002
Recommendations for management and intervention of altarpieces.
Valley of the Queens Assessment Report Vol.1 and 2
Volume 1 records research and assessment. Volume 2 is condition summary of the 111 tombs from 18th, 19th, and 20th Dynasties.
Painted Wood: History and Conservation
Available in six separate sections as downloadable PDF files.
Proceedings - 8th World Symposium of the Organization of ...
Includes introductory notes as well as selection of case studies from the 2005 OWHC World Congress.
Historical and Philosophical Issues in the Conservation of ...
First ever comprehensive collection of text on conservation of art and architecture published in English.
Photographs of the Past: Process and Preservation
An introduction to the practice of photograph preservation.
Lectures on Materials Science for Architectural Conservation
Based on notes and sketches prepared by Giorgio Torraca for an undergraduate course titled "Chemistry of the Environment and of Cultural Property."
Methodology for the Conservation of Polychromed Wooden ...
Proceedings from a May 2002 conference on issues related to altarpiece conservation and the need for a conservation methodology adapted to these works.
Protection of Works of Art From Atmospheric Ozone
A summary of Protection of Works of Art from Photochemical Smog. Environmental Quality Laboratory Report 28, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena
Stone Conservation: An Overview of Current Research. ...
This is the second edition authored by Eric Doehne and C.A. Price.
Economics and Heritage Conservation: A Meeting Organized ...
Report of a 1998 meeting to discuss the potential for collaboration and conflict when economic and cultural values are brought together.
Willem de Kooning: The Artist's Materials
An in-depth study of the paintings of Willem de Kooning from the 1940s to 1970s.
Conservation and Presentation of Mosaics: At What Cost?
Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics, Sardinia, October 27–31, 2014 
Airborne Particles in Museums
This study represents a series of research activities aimed at a better understanding of the origin and fate of air pollution within the built environment.
The Digital Print
Describes major digital printing processes used over the past 40 years.
Twentieth-Century Building Materials: History and ...
Reprint of 1995 guide developed by US National Park System. New preface.
Rock Art: A cultural treasure at risk
Report outlining a vision for the future of conservation rock art relevant to many regions of the world.
Principles for the Conservation of Heritage Sites in China ...
The China Principles for conservation and management of sites, Bilingual Chinese-English text.
Conservation of Ancient Sites on the Silk Road (1997)
Proceedings of an October 1993 international conference at the Mogao Grottoes at Dunhuang.
Supplemental Manuals for Digital Photographic ...
The 3 manuals in this 1 volume provide a step-by-step guide for basic digital photographic documentation of in situ mosaics. Available in English, French, and Arabic.
Managing Change: Sustainable Approaches to the ...
Examines issues of sustainability as they related to heritage conservation.
The Conservation of Decorated Surfaces on Earthen ...
Proceedings from this 2004 colloquium organized by the GCI and National Park Service.
Earthen Architecture Initiative Seismic Retrofitting Project: A ...
A bibliography to aid conservation professionals understand built earthen heritage sites & how they respond to earthquakes.
Politics and Practice of Community Public Art: Whose Murals ...
Essay is one part of a 3-part examination of community murals. Others are Timothy Drescher's priorities in the conservation of community murals and Jon Pounds' conservation projects in Chicago.
Didactic Case Study of Jarash, Jordan
Case study of management of Jarash for use in academic programs, courses, and workshops. Available in 8 downloadable sections or as 1 file.
The Unbroken Thread: Conserving the Textile Traditions of ...
Describes collection of textiles at the Regional Museum of Oaxaca and use of textile tradition in daily life and ceremony.
Conservation and Seismic Strengthening of Byzantine ...
Results of a four-year study of seismic retrofitting techniques for these ancient churches.
Management Planning for Archaeological Sites
Proceedings of a 2000 workshop to discuss challenges faced by archaeological sites in the Mediterranean.
Cultural Heritage in Asia and the Pacific: Conservation and ...
Proceedings of a Symposium held in Honolulu, Hawaii, September 8-13, 1991
Twentieth-Century Color Photographs: Identification and Care
Overview of the history and technology of the major traditional color photographic processes.
The Siqueiros Legacy: Challenges of Conserving the Artist's ...
Papers are from the two-day symposium The Siqueiros Legacy: Challenges of Conserving the Artist’s Monumental Murals, which took place at the Getty Center in Los Angeles on October 16-17, 2012.
Conserving Concrete Heritage: An Annotated Bibliography
Annotated bibliography to assist those interested in concrete conservation by identifying & describing specific resources on the subject.
Of the Past, For the Future: Integrating Archaeology and ...
Proceedings of the Conservation Theme at the World Archaeological Congress, June 2003
GCI Project Terra Bibliography
A bibliography of literature on earthen architecture. Part of the GCI Project Bibliography series.
Terra 2008
Proceedings from this 2008 conference on the study and conservation of earthen architectural heritage held in Bamako, Mali.
Joya de Cerén, El Salvador: Plan de Manejo
Management plan for the archeological site of Joya de Cerén, El Salvador developed by the GCI and Concultura.
Historical Perspectives on Preventive Conservation
A selection of more than 65 texts tracing the development of the field of preventive conservation from antiquity to the present day.
The Restoration of Engravings, Drawings, Books, and Other ...
English-language translation of Max Schweidler's 1938 book.
Plant Biology for Cultural Heritage: Biodeterioration and ...
Brings together scientific contributions from field of plant biology relating to biodeterioration and conservation.
Mortality Immortality?
Professionals offer their perspectives on the artist intent, the art market, and evolving media technologies.
Ancient & Historic Metals
Available in three separate sections as downloadable PDF files.
Polychrome Sculpture: Meaning, Form, Conservation
English-language translation of this influential work on making and meaning of painted wooden sculpture.
RECORDIM: Guiding Principles & Illustrated Examples
Recording, Documentation, and Information Management for the Conservation of Heritage Places: Guiding Principles, Vol. I.
Cellulose Nitrate in Conservation
An examination of the use of cellulose nitrate for conservation purposes.
Stone Conservation: An Overview of Current Research
First edition by C.A. Price. Emphasis is on stone as a material. Little reference to mortars and no consideration of the structural performance of stone masonry.
Archaeology and Conservation Education Roundtable: Draft ...

Analysis of Modern Paints
Outlines techniques employed to analyze synthetic resins in modern painting materials.
Los Angeles Historic Resources Survey Assessment Project ...
Study examining potential for a comprehensive survey of historic resources of Los Angeles and steps to implement.
Conserving Outdoor Painted Sculpture: Proceedings Modern ...
Collection of 17 papers presented at a June 2013 symposium held at the Kröller-Müller Museum.
Historical Painting Techniques, Materials, and Studio Practice
Preprints of a Symposium, held at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands, 26-29 June 1995
The Los Angeles Historic Resource Survey Report
Report from the GCI's L.A. Historic Resource Survey project gives Los Angeles a workable blueprint for conducting a citywide historic resources survey.
Issues in the Conservation of Photographs
Chronicals development of photo conservation as a profession through 72 essential texts.
Professional Development for Conservators in the United ...
Report of the first retreat in October 2002 for leaders in conservation education to discuss issues to help advance the field of conservation.
Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites ...
Includes Conservation & Management and Methods & Techniques for Protection & Stabilization. Part of the GCI Project Bibliography series.
Conserving Outdoor Sculpture
Presents research on the materials and construction techniques of the Stark Collection at the Getty.
Art and Eternity
Describes a 5-year project of GCI and Egyptian authorities to address problems facing the wall paintings in Tomb of Nefertari.
Conservation Management Planning: Putting Theory into ...
The Case of Joya de Cerén, El Salvador. Available in two separate sections as downloadable PDF files.
The Conservation of Twentieth-Century Outdoor Painted ...
Report from the 2012 meeting at Metropolitan Museum of Art to discuss issues and challenges in conserving this art.
Color Science and the Visual Arts: A Guide for Conservators ...
Explains complex color-technology concepts & offers solutions to problems when art is displayed, conserved, imaged, or reproduced.
The Role of Public-Private Partnerships & the Third Sector in ...
Details PPPs underlying concepts & demonstrates how they have created successful heritage conservation outcomes
Priorities in Conserving Community Murals
Essay is one part of a 3-part examination of community murals. Others are John Pitman Weber's discussion on which murals get saved and Jon Pounds' conservation projects in Chicago.
Fort Selden Adobe Test Wall Project, Phase I, Final Report
Results of the Adobe Test Wall Project to test a wide range of protective coatings, wall caps, and wall foundation treatments on adobe.
The Restoration of Paintings in Paris, 1750–1815: Practice ...
Places restoration within broader historical and philosophical contexts of the time.
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Conservation Project: Teak ...
Report from phase one of project to address long term care of window wall assemblies.
Conservation of Artifacts from Plant Materials
An informal reference source for practicing conservators working with objects made from plant materials.
World Rock Art
One of the word's leading experts, Jean Clottes, provides an engaging overview of rock art worldwide.
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.
Preservation of Lime Mortars and Plasters Bibliography
Focusing on the scientific study of high calcium lime mortar, the selection criteria of literature cited was based upon content related to lime hydrate as a binder.
Metallography and Microstructure of Ancient and Historic ...
Guide to structure of metals including metallographic techniques and interpretation of microstructure for the conservation scientist and conservator.
10th World Congress of the Organization of World Heritage ...
Proceedings of the Organization of World Heritage Cities 10th World Congress in 2009.
Assessment Report on Shuxiang Temple
Bilingual report (English/Chinese) by Chengde Cultural Heritage Bureau,Hebei Cultural Heritage Bureau, and GCI for China Principles project.
Environmental Management for Collections
A compilation of more than 95 texts tracing development of conservation of works of art on paper.
The Laetoli Conservation Project: A Visual Summary
The visual summary tells the story of the Homind Trackway at Laetoli project from 1992 to 1998 mainly through photographs, graphics and extended captions.