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- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 29.95
Last winter, a man tried to break Marcel Duchamp?s Fountain sculpture. The sculpted foot of Michelangelo?s David was damaged in 1991 by a purportedly mentally ill artist. With each incident, intellectuals must confront the unsettling dynamic between destruction and art. Renowned art historian Dario Gamboni is the first to tackle this... more...
Cultural Heritage Conservation and Environmental Impact Assessment by Non-Destructive Testing and Micro-AnalysisCRC Press 2014; US$ 199.95
This book mostly contains contributions by the invited lecturers at the 7 th International Conference on Non-Destructive Testing and Micro-Analysis for the Diagnostics and Conservation of the Cultural and Environmental Heritage. The contributors have all been chosen for their individual reputations and the quality of their research, but also because... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 439.00
Since 1995, when Costas Fotakis first brought together restorers and scientists to discuss the potential of lasers in art conservation, the field has grown enormously in importance, and today restorers and laser scientists work together to develop new applications. This book presents the more than six dozen research papers prepared for LACONA V (Lasers... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 499.00
Over the last decades, the use of lasers in artwork conservation has became an important tool for many conservators, scientists, architects and other experts, who are involved in the care of monuments and artefacts or applied laser technology. Professor Costas Fotakis first brought together restorers and scientists in 1995 to discuss the potential... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 154.00
The intention of this volume is to investigate into the dimensions of the cultural practice of the copying of ancient art. Copies as the primary ? the original? ? that claims to be the secondary are the motor of a range of processes of cultural exchange in which highly varied content and messages were traded and communicated. As products... more...
- CRC Press 2008; US$ 253.00
Laser systems and advanced optical techniques offer new solutions for conservation scientists, and provide answers to challenges in Conservation Science. Lasers in the Conservation of Artworks comprises selected contributions from the 7th International Conference on Lasers in the Conservation of Artworks (LACONA VII, Madrid, Spain, 17-21 September... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2013; US$ 260.00
Understanding the chemistry behind works of art and heritage materials presents an opportunity to apply scientific techniques to their conservation and restoration. Manipulation of materials at the nanoscale affords greater accuracy and minimal disturbance to the original work, while efficiently combating the affects of time and environment. This book... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Conservation and Exhibitions: Packing, Transport, Storage, and Environmental Considerations presents the theory and practice in exhibitions conservation. The book aims to promote better conservation practices and less wear and tear of works of art. Topics discussed in the book include conservation principles, examining and reporting a work of art's... more...
- CRC Press 2010; US$ 199.95
Laser techniques offer possibilities for the examination and conservation of artwork, and for the prevention of cultural heritage. This collection of peer reviewed papers from the 8th International Conference on Lasers in the Conservation of Artworks, Sibiu, Romania, September 21-25, 2009, addresses various aspects of cultural heritage preservation... more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 235.00
/inca/publications/misc/creaghcov.htm About the cover This book contains twenty chapters covering a wide range of research in the fields of scientific conservation of art and archaeometry. The common thread is the use of radiation in these analyses. The term "radiation" is used in the widest possible sense. The book encompasses the use of electromagnetic... more...