conservation

 

The National Gallery's Britta New and Nelly von Aderkas discuss the cleaning of a Renaissance altarpiece that was hidden in an Italian wood store for many years.

Follow the conservation treatment and research of Emblem of Folly, a painting from colonial Cuzco. This is one of ten paintings in the Cuzco School style that were recently gifted to The Met as part…

How do you keep art and the people who care for it safe during a global pandemic? The spread of Covid-19 has not changed that level of care, which we give to the thousands of artworks and the…

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.