conservation

The painstaking work of art restoration is often done in a studio or a lab, removing decades of dulling dirt and dust, or repairing works that have been damaged, always with the aim of helping art –…
A rare masterpiece from a 16th-century female artist is back on view after centuries of disrepair.
Watch a video about the conservation of Albrecht Dürer's Arch of Honor of Maximilian I, also known as The Triumphal Arch, a monumental woodblock print made up of thirty-six sheets of paper. Assembled…
The J. Paul Getty Trust will embark on an unprecedented and ambitious $100-million, decade-long global initiative to promote a greater understanding of the world’s cultural heritage and its universal…
To ready Paula Modersohn-Becker's "Self Portrait" (1907) for MoMA's reopening in October, conservator Diana Hartman tackles the question of how to repair holes in the painting’s canvas.
Senior staff members describe the demanding process of restoring the work, from matching its distinctive red color—a signature of Calder’s—to adjusting how its leaf-like plates “branch out” and move…
Join Collections Conservator Alice Tate-Harte as she works to restore Titian's 'Orpheus Enchanting the Animals' from the Wellington Collection at London's Apsley House.
It may be time to update your bucket list. This week UNESCO (The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ) designated 29 new World Heritage Sites.