conservation

Conservators at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague made a surprising and valuable discovery recently while doing some routine restoration work. To prepare…

You’d expect that the suit used to protect Neil Armstrong from the harsh atmosphere of the moon would endure a little wear and tear. But it may surprise you that nearly 30 years in a display case…

A painting long believed to be a skillful imitation of a masterpiece by Botticelli has been revealed to be from the studio of the man himself – all through clever uses of conservation science.…

A 600-year-old painting leads two art conservators in Florence on a journey that sheds light on the story of the hundreds of thousands of children who were abandoned, and the women who saved them…

Go behind the scenes with Getty conservators, curators, and scientists as they work to preserve the Drunken Satyr, a rare ancient Roman bronze on temporary loan to the Getty Villa from the…

 

Objects Conservator Caitlin Mahony consults with Chuna McIntyre, a Yup'ik dancer, on her approach to the conservation of a Yup'ik Mask from the Charles and Valerie Diker Collection of…

LOS ANGELES – The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) announces the completion of almost a decade of research,…

Explore Vermeer's masterpiece Girl with a Pearl Earring up close, and see how it's different (and not) from a high-res 3D print of the painting. We visit the Mauritshuis in The Hague and…