08 January 2009

Modern Techniques in Conservation and Analysis (2005)

Title: Scientific Examination of Art: Modern Techniques in Conservation and Analysis
Year: 2005
Pages: 254
ISBN: 0-309-54961-2
Online view (full text): http://books.nap.edu/...
PDF: http://www.nap.edu/...(requires free registration)

Description (from the website):
In March 2003, the National Academy of Sciences Arthur M. Sackler Colloquia presented the Scientific Examination of Art: Modern Techniques in Conservation and Analysis at the National Academy of Sciences Building in Washington, DC. Featuring senior investigators of specific methods and materials, the papers in this book examine the application of scientific methods to the study and conservation of art and cultural properties.

Table of contents:

The State of the Field - Overview, John Winter (PDF, 144 kb)
Material Innovation and Artistic Invention: New Materials and New Colors in Renaissance Venetian Paintings, Barbara H. Berrie (PDF, 9590 kb)
The Scientific Examination of Works of Art on Paper, Paul M. Whitmore (PDF, 191 kb)
Changing Approaches in Art Conservation: 1925 to the Present, Joyce Hill Stoner (PDF, 13457 kb)
An Overview of Current Scientific Research on Stone Sculpture, Richard Newman (PDF, 161 kb)
Biodeterioration of Stone, Thomas D. Perry IV, Christopher J. McNamara, and Ralph Mitchell (PDF, 3555 kb)
Techniques and Applications - Analytical Capabilities of Infrared Reflectography: An Art Historian s Perspective, Molly Faries (PDF, 14021 kb)
Color-Accurate Image Archives Using Spectral Imaging, Roy S. Berns (PDF, 1237 kb)
Multispectral Imaging of Paintings in the Infrared to Detect and Map Blue Pigments, John K. Delaney, Elizabeth Walmsley, Barbara H. Berrie, and Colin F. Fletcher (PDF, 3862 kb)
Modern Paints, Tom Learner (PDF, 1646 kb)
Material and Method in Modern Art: A Collaborative Challenge, Carol Mancusi-Ungaro (PDF, 3469 kb)
Raman Microscopy in the Identification of Pigments on Manuscripts and Other Artwork, Robin J. H. Clark (PDF, 5851 kb)
Paint Media Analysis, Michael R. Schilling (PDF, 289 kb)
A Review of Some Recent Research on Early Chinese Jades, Janet G. Douglas (PDF, 887 kb)
APPENDIX A - Contributors (PDF, 146 kb)
APPENDIX B - Program (PDF, 124 kb)
APPENDIX C - Participants (PDF, 147 kb)

1 comment:

dan2cull said...

Hey, Nice find.... I wish just once I could find some of these resources before you do! :)
Cheers, Dan.