Development of Analytical Methodologies
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Recent Advances in Characterizing Asian Lacquer
A series of workshops to disseminate new procedures for acquiring detailed compositional information about lacquered objects.
DISCO: Data Integration for Conservation Science
A project to develop data integration tools to facilitate extraction and sharing of conservation-related information.
Presentation and Interpretation in Cave 85 (News Item)
Raised platform and new lighting enhance visitor experience at Mogao Grottoes cave. From Vol. 27.1, Spring 2012.
Gels Cleaning Research (19982003)
Overview and details of a Getty Conservation Institute project on the use of solvent-based gels as cleaning systems for surfaces.
Made in Los Angeles: Materials, Processes, and the Birth of ...
Discusses methods & processes of 4 pioneers of West Coast Minimalism: Bell, Irwin, Kauffman, & McCracken.
Organic Materials in Wall Paintings
Report from this collaborative scientific research project to evaluate investigative techniques for identifying organic materials.
Collaborative Research (Article)
Working with the alternative photographic process community. From Vol. 27.1, Spring 2012.
Organic Materials in Wall Paintings (20032010)
Overview and details of a GCI project to improve wall paintings conservation through identification of organic materials used as binders.
Accelerated Aging: Photochemical and Thermal Aspects
Written for those using accelerated aging to push the performance envelope for these products and to assist in making results more meaningful.
Artists' Materials & Processes: Larry Bell (News Item)
Materials and fabrication processes of Larry Bell researched and documented. From Vol. 27.1, Spring 2012.
Binding Media (19891999)
Overview and details of a past Getty Conservation Institute project that focused on developing methodologies to identify binding media in paint.
Science Dept. | Getty Conservation Institute
Conducting research into a broad range of issues.
Magnesian Limestone Project (20042009)
Overview of a Getty Conservation Institute project to develop conservation interventions for magnesian limestone.
The Conservation and Management of the Tomb of ...
Bibliography covers areas related to research needs of the GCI conservation project to conserve and manage Tutankhamen's tomb.
Conference: Ancient and Historic Metals: Conservation and ...
Summary of a symposium that addressed the technology, history, structure, and corrosion of ancient and historic metalwork.
Polychrome Sculpture (News Item)
Announcement of the publication of the English-language translation of this influential book. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Effects of Light on Materials in Collections: Data on Photoflash ...
A survey of the impact of exposure to light with emphasis on photoflash and reprographic sources.
Characterization 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.
Conservation of the Last Judgment Mosaic, St. Vitus Cathedral ...
Selected papers from the 2001 international symposium marking completion of the mosaic conservation.
Managing Collection Environments Meeting (News Item)
Article on June 2015 experts meeting to explore epidemiological approaches in preventive conservation. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Technology: No Place for Wimps (Discussion)
Experts' roundtable discussion of photography in the digital age. From Vol. 27.1, Spring 2012.
Technical analysis of Renaissance bronzes for provenance ...
Investigated if technical data, combined with art historical information, can contribute to provenance determinations of Renaissance sculptures.
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.
First Lacquers Workshop Held
Describes a spring 2013 workshop for scientists and conservators on lacquered objects. From Vol. 28.1, Spring 2013.
Color Science in the Examination of Museum Objects ...
Overview of theoretical concepts as well as hands-on guidance on application of color science.
Conserving Contemporary Art: Issues, Methods, Materials ...
A comprehensive overview of the consideration faced by conservators of modern and contemporary art.
Asian Organic Colorants (20062010)
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.
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 14.3 Fall 1999
Newsletter essay considering the role of science and the scientist in conservation.
Newsletter 25.1 Spring 2010
Newsletter article on analysis of glass from Nuzi, Mesopotamia.
Monitoring for Gaseous Pollutants in Museum Environments
Examines environmental monitoring for common gaseous pollutants.
POPART Comes to GCI (News Item)
GCI hosts POPART and presents work at March 2012 conference. From Vol. 27.1, Spring 2012.
Conference: Conference on the Conservation of Ancient Sites ...
A summary of a conference that focused on the conservation of the Mogao grottoes in China sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute.
Conference: 2nd International Conference on Conservation of ...
A summary of a conference sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute on the conservation and management of Silk Road grotto sites.
The Atlas of Analytical Signatures of Photographic Processes
Contains interpretive data to aid conservators and curators in identifying photographs with similar analytical signatures.
Newsletter 19.3 Fall 2004 (Conservation at the Getty)
Newsletter article examining cooperative scientific projects at the Getty Conservation Institute.
Infrared Spectroscopy in Conservation Science
Discusses IR spectroscopy for analysis of museum objects, disseminating sample handling and spectral acquisition techniques applicable to their analysis.
Preservation of Plastics
Overview and details of a GCI project on the preservation of plastic materials in modern and contemporary art.
Injection Grouts for the Conservation of Architectural Surfaces
Details of a Getty Conservation Institute project to evaluate injection grouts for conservation of architectural surfaces.
Conservation of Decorated Surfaces (Article)
A look at 30 years of the GCI's work in conserving decorated surfaces. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Preventive Conservation (Article)
A look at 30 years of research, training, and projects in preventive conservation. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Newsletter 25.2 Fall 2010
Newsletter article on identification of organic materials in wall paintings.
Researching Florentine Workshop Practice
Seeks to understand how materials used in panel painting and manuscript illumination affect conservation of these works.
Newsletter 20.2 Summer 2005
Newsletter roundtable discussion about conservation science.
Thin-Layer Chromatography for Binding Media Analysis
Theory, practical techniques, and operating procedures for thin-layer chromatography as applied to conservation problems.
Keep it Moving? Conserving Kinetic Art (News Item)
Announcement of this 2016 conference in Milan. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Newsletter 25.1 Spring 2010
Newsletter article on collaborative research of early Renaissance workshop practice.
Key Resources (List)
Books, journals, conference proceedings, and online resources for photograph conservation. From Vol. 27.1, Spring 2012.
Newsletter 14.1 Spring 1999
Newsletter feature article examining scientific research and conservation practice at the Getty Conservation Institute.
Newsletter 20.2 Summer 2005
Newsletter article on the Getty Conservation Institute project on the conservation of wall paintings.
Newsletter 24.2 Fall 2009
Newsletter article on conservation of plastics in modern and contemporary works of art.
Research into Practice Initiative
Develops training workshops, colloquia, and similar events to present scientific advances from research undertaken by the GCI and its partners.
Managing Collection Environments Initiative
A multiyear initiative to address research and practical issues related to control and management of collection environments.
Conference: 6th Int'l Conference - Conservation of Earthen ...
Summary of a conference held in 1990 that focused on the importance of earth as a building material in the Americas.
Conference: An International Meeting on the Study of Oriental ...
A summary of an international meeting held in Japan on the preservation of Oriental Lacquer (urushi) co-organized by the Getty Conservation Institute.
XRF Boot Camp for Conservators
Workshops on fundamentals of X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy and data interpretation.
Photographic Processes Research
Details of a Getty Conservation Institute project to identify major photographic processes and important process variants.
Antibody Research (20062010)
Details of a Getty Conservation Institute project toidentify proteins in binding media using enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.
Newsletter 22.3 Fall 2007
Newsletter article on Research on the Conservation of Photographs, a Getty Conservation Institute project.
Plant Biology for Cultural Heritage: Biodeterioration and ...
Brings together scientific contributions from field of plant biology relating to biodeterioration and conservation.
Herculaneum Project
Details of a Getty Conservation Institute project to address specific conservation problems at the Roman archaeological site of Herculaneum.
Media in Transition Conference (News Item)
Announcement of this three-day conference at Tate in London. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Lecture: Art as Evidence: The Scientific Investigation of Works ...
Details of a Getty Conservation Institute panel discussion on December 1, 2009.
Museum Lighting Research
Examines to what extent range of techniques for illuminating light-sensitive artworks can be improved.
Polychrome Sculpture: Meaning, Form, Conservation
English-language translation of this influential work on making and meaning of painted wooden sculpture.
Cellulose Nitrate in Conservation
An examination of the use of cellulose nitrate for conservation purposes.
Newsletter 25.1 Spring 2010
Newsletter article on new technologies for conservation science.
Conference: 28th International Archaeometry Symposium ...
A summary of a symposium that focused on archaeometry.
Cleaning of Acrylic Painted Surfaces
This workshop series seeks to integrate ongoing scientific research with the latest perspectives on cleaning technology within art conservation.
Photographs under the Loupe of Science (Article)
Identifying photographic processes and variants with a portable laboratory. From Vol. 27.1, Spring 2012
Abstract Expressionism (News Item)
Announcement of this one-day symposium at the Getty Center in November 2015. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
St. Vitus Mosaic in Prague (19922008)
Overview and details of a past GCI project that focuses on the conservation of the Last Judgment mosaic on St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague.
Salt Research (20032008)
Overview and details of a GCI project to improve understanding of deterioration due to salts, and to develop mitigation and conservation procedures.
Newsletter 20.2 Summer 2005
Newsletter feature article on the state of conservation science.
Lime Mortars and Plasters (19982009)
Overview and details of a Getty Conservation Institute project that focuses on the preservation of lime mortars and plasters.
Three Decades of GCI Science (Article)
A look at 30 years of the GCI's work in conservation science. From Vol. 30, No. 2, Fall 2015.
Modern Paints
Details of a Getty Conservation Institute Project which addresses questions regarding the character of modern paint materials.