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Conserving Contemporary Art: Issues, Methods, Materials, and Research Paperback – Jan 8 2013


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 332 pages
  • Publisher: Getty Conservation Institute; 1 edition (Jan. 8 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1606061046
  • ISBN-13: 978-1606061046
  • Product Dimensions: 16.5 x 2 x 23.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 885 g
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“A valuable starting point for anyone concerned with the preservation of contemporary art.”— Art Newspaper


“The conservation of contemporary art is both an understudied and extremely important topic. . . . This volume . . . has short chapters dedicated to pertinent issues (new materials, methodological problems, degradation), techniques (cleaning, inpainting, visual reintegration), and conservation of installation art, conceptual art, and Internet art. . . . Highly recommended.”—Choice

About the Author

Oscar Chiantore is a professor of chemistry and polymer technology at the University of Turin and has collaborated with conservators at the Tate, London, and the Getty Conservation Institute. Antonio Rava is a conservator, also based in Turin, where he has headed the conservation firm Rava & C. for over thirty years. 

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