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Ancient Thai city is protected but still crumbling - Star2.com

Ancient Thai city is protected but still crumbling - Star2.com | Art Conservation and Restoration | Scoop.it
Sprawling urban growth and water management problems are threatening conservation efforts at Thailand's ancient city of Ayutthaya.
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MITRA - Materials Information and Technical Resources for Artists

MITRA - Materials Information and Technical Resources for Artists | Art Conservation and Restoration | Scoop.it
MITRA is an online initiative which includes both educational resources in addition to an interactive forum that provides independent information on art materials. The forum is moderated by conservators, scientists, art industry experts and other professionals in the field and can serve as a guide for those who are interested in learning about best practices as well as up-to-date scientific research on contemporary art materials and artistic techniques.
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An Ancient Japanese Scroll Gets Pieced Back Together | Conservation Lab | The Creators Project

How many conservators does it take to repair a 60-square-foot scroll?
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Estas son las 100 fotos más influyentes de la historia, según la revista Time

Estas son las 100 fotos más influyentes de la historia, según la revista Time | Art Conservation and Restoration | Scoop.it
Imágenes que nos quedarán grabadas en la retina para siempre.
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Multispectral Imaging (MSI)

Multispectral Imaging (MSI) | Art Conservation and Restoration | Scoop.it
Multispectral Imaging (MSI)   Our MSI system, Antonello Antonello, our low-cost MSI system for Art and Archaeology. Use it with a digital camera
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Saving an Altarpiece (Part I): Coming Apart at the Seams

Saving an Altarpiece (Part I): Coming Apart at the Seams | Art Conservation and Restoration | Scoop.it
Associate Conservator M. Alan Miller describes the initial steps in the conservation of Peter Candid's monumental altarpiece of the Annunciation.
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The Unsolvable Mysteries of the Voynich Manuscript - The New Yorker

The Unsolvable Mysteries of the Voynich Manuscript - The New Yorker | Art Conservation and Restoration | Scoop.it
Josephine Livingstone on the Voynich Manuscript, an early-fifteenth-century document written in an indecipherable script.
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La tecnología de Google para llevarte a casa las mejores obras de arte del mundo

La tecnología de Google para llevarte a casa las mejores obras de arte del mundo | Art Conservation and Restoration | Scoop.it
Visitas virtuales a museos, fotos gigantescas de cuadros, realidad virtual... toda la tecnología que Google Cultural Institute para disfrutar el arte al máximo.
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Every piece of art you've ever wanted to see -- up close and searchable

Every piece of art you've ever wanted to see -- up close and searchable | Art Conservation and Restoration | Scoop.it
What does a cultural Big Bang look like? For Amit Sood, director of Google's Cultural Institute and Art Project, it's an online platform where anyone can explore the world's greatest collections of art and artifacts in vivid, lifelike detail. Join Sood and Google artist in residence Cyril Diagne in a mind-bending demo of experiments from the Cultural Institute and glimpse the exciting future of accessibility to arts and culture.
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Student's research leads to restoration of northern Renaissance masterpiece | Museums Association

Student's research leads to restoration of northern Renaissance masterpiece | Museums Association | Art Conservation and Restoration | Scoop.it
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On fake painting

On fake painting | Art Conservation and Restoration | Scoop.it
[image] At The New Inquiry, Malcolm Harris talks to Noah Charney, the founder of the Association for Research into Crimes against Art and the author of the novel The Art Thief. Charney describes his field of inquiry as "an interdisciplinary study of art crime from the perspective of criminology, art history, archaeology, law, museum studies, security studies, policing and investigating." Charney discusses widespread misconceptions about who steals art (hint: not the Thomas Crowns of the world),
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The Getty Conservation Institute moves from antiquities to animation

The Getty Conservation Institute moves from antiquities to animation | Art Conservation and Restoration | Scoop.it
The institute was recruited by Disney's Animation Research Library to preserve cels from some of the studio's most iconic films.
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So you want to be a conservator? 10 traits you need to succeed

So you want to be a conservator? 10 traits you need to succeed | Art Conservation and Restoration | Scoop.it
Icon's mentors and experts share their thoughts on must-have traits for the modern conservator Conservation is a relatively opaque profession. Those outside the field would be forgiven for thinking it involves fiddling with something for a very long time to sort-of make it look like what it did before. Those inside the field understand the strong foundation of scientific knowledge, practical training and painstaking work that is necessary to build a career as a conservator.
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A Tourist Destroyed An 18th Century Sculpture While Tying To Take A Selfie

A Tourist Destroyed An 18th Century Sculpture While Tying To Take A Selfie | Art Conservation and Restoration | Scoop.it
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Has the Art World Had Enough of 'Curators'? | artnet News

Has the Art World Had Enough of 'Curators'? | artnet News | Art Conservation and Restoration | Scoop.it
With the term 'curator' over-used and exhausted, the race to find alternative descriptors has begun among art world insiders.
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How New York’s Most Beloved Public Artwork Was Restored

How New York’s Most Beloved Public Artwork Was Restored | Art Conservation and Restoration | Scoop.it
Throughout its life, the cube has inspired halloween costumes, been covered in knitting by an artist, and transformed into a rubik’s cube.
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6 Mesmerizing Videos of Museum Practitioners at Work | Conservation Lab | The Creators Project

6 Mesmerizing Videos of Museum Practitioners at Work | Conservation Lab | The Creators Project | Art Conservation and Restoration | Scoop.it
Watch conservators restore a vandalized Rothko, submerge a Dickens manuscript in water, and preserve Lonesome George—the iconic Galapagos tortoise—for generations to come.
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The passing of time, caught in a single photo

The passing of time, caught in a single photo | Art Conservation and Restoration | Scoop.it
Photographer Stephen Wilkes crafts stunning compositions of landscapes as they transition from day to night, exploring the space-time continuum within a two-dimensional still photograph. Journey with him to iconic locations like the Tournelle Bridge in Paris, El Capitan in Yosemite National Park and a life-giving watering hole in heart of the Serengeti in this tour of his art and process.
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A Look at Art Conservation in the News. | ArtWatch International, Inc.

A Look at Art Conservation in the News. | ArtWatch International, Inc. | Art Conservation and Restoration | Scoop.it
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The Art of Making a Book

The Art of Making a Book previous Source https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10153067485459245&set=vb.96738939244&type=2&theater Music "Softly, As i leave y...
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Famous paintings are turning brown due to a chemical reaction

Famous paintings are turning brown due to a chemical reaction | Art Conservation and Restoration | Scoop.it
The discovery was made by the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) in France. They found that the yellows in some paintings are turning brown (Matisse painting shown).
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Phhhht. Disasters only happen to other people.

Phhhht. Disasters only happen to other people. | Art Conservation and Restoration | Scoop.it
Anonymous submitted:
I recently started working at a large, well known and respected art museum. We recently had a cross department workshop on art handling and materials for all the back of house...
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Valinda Carroll's curator insight, July 23, 2015 8:15 AM

Funny, but very sad.