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Conservation of Cultural Heritage

Hanna M. Szczepanowska

Conservation of Cultural Heritage

Key Principles and Approaches

by Hanna M. Szczepanowska

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Museum conservation methods,
  • Protection,
  • Cultural property,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHanna M. Szczepanowska
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCC135 .S97 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25324003M
    ISBN 109780415674744, 9780415674751, 9780203081198
    LC Control Number2012019343

    The conservator combines academic knowledge and technical skill to preserve our cultural heritage. The challenge is to find practical solutions for complex issues while respecting conservation ethics. Material, technique, condition, meaning and context differ for each case, ranging from, for instance, Rodin’s bronze Thinker and wooden furniture in the Royal Palace to Mark Rothko’s abstract. Cultural heritage includes tangible culture (such as buildings, monuments, landscapes, books, works of art, and artefacts), intangible culture (such as folklore, traditions, language, and knowledge), and natural heritage (including culturally significant landscapes, and biodiversity).

    Microclimate for Cultural Heritage, Second Edition, is a useful treatise on microphysics and a practical handbook for conservators and specialists in physics, chemistry, architecture, engineering, geology, and biology who work in the multidisciplinary field of the environment, and, in particular, in the conservation of works of art. Part I.   Bachelor of Cultural Heritage Conservation. The Donald Horne Institute, Faculty of Arts and Design Cultural Heritage Conservation is a global profession in high demand. It requires the knowledge and skills of a detective, an object doctor, a chemist and a historian. It deals with paper, books, paintings, machines, film, photographs and forgeries.

    Conservators play a key role in the protection and care of cultural heritage, preserving artworks, architecture, archaeology, and museum collections for future generations to enjoy. The BA (Hons) Conservation of Cultural Heritage degree offers the chance to gain extensive, hands-on experience working on a range of historic materials provided by museums, historic houses, and private collections. Books, videos, databases, and events. A critical component of the work of the Getty Conservation Institute is making available to conservation professionals a variety of publications and other resources that can assist them in their work.


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