conservation

Conservators at the Art Institute of Chicago (AIC) have discovered a treasure hidden in one of their most famous Picasso works.
A recently botched restoration of a once beautiful painting of the Virgin Mary is proving once again why it’s best to leave some tasks to the experts.
Emily Jacobson works as a paper conservator at the Freer and Sackler. In this video, Emily explains how to study and conserve gold used in Islamic manuscripts, such as Qur'ans found in our…

For years an invisible culprit has been eating away at one of the most famous paintings in the world.…

A look 'beneath' Titian's canvases reveals the tweaks and changes he made as he worked over four hundred years ago. Find out more with Restorer Jill Dunkerton.
How can a museum attempt to conserve a performance? Join members of Tate’s Time-Based Media Conservation team, curators and researchers from Tate’s Reshaping the Collectible Research team as they…
At 355 years old, Johannes Vermeer's iconic Girl with a Pearl Earring still has secrets to reveal.
How artists, collectors, curators and museums value memory.