Conservators Michele Marincola and Lucretia Kargère have published a new volume on the history, theory, and practice of the conservation of medieval sculpture. Medieval polychrome wood sculptures are highly complex objects, bearers of histories that begin with their original carving and adornment and continue through long centuries of repainting, deterioration, restoration, and conservation. Abundantly illustrated,Continue reading “New Publication: The Conservation of Medieval Polychrome Wood Sculpture”
The Arnamagnæan Institute, Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics at the University of Copenhagen is looking to recruit a full-time conservator, starting as soon as possible or on the 1st of October 2020.
The Icon Book & Paper Group Committee are pleased to be able to bring you a series of live streamed talks while many people are required to stay at home during in these unprecedented times. We have been trying to think about what we can do to help support the community of conservators & conservationContinue reading “Online Seminar: Psyche on a smartphone: shining new light on a Florentine Renaissance masterpiece, Dr Paola Ricciardi, ICON Conservation: Together at Home Webinar Series, 1 July 2020, 4pm”
On April 15, 2019, the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris caught fire. The world watched as one of its most beloved medieval monuments burned. We were all reminded that not only is it a miracle that medieval architecture has survived into the 21st century, but that art and architecture (like all other tangible, materialContinue reading “Seminar: One Year Later: Notre Dame, Luhring Augustine, New York (available online)”
The Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA, Brussels) and Ghent University (UGent) are pleased to announce the 2nd Ghent Altarpiece International Study Day on 11 September 2018 in Ghent. This event takes place one day before the renowned Symposium XXI for the Study of Underdrawing and Technology in Painting in Brussels (12-14 September 2018).
Summer Course in Technical Art History: The Artist’s Book: Materials and Processes (June 9-20, 2014) New York University, Institute of Fine Arts, Conservation Center Application deadline: Mar 24, 2014 The Conservation Center is pleased to announce the Summer Institute in Technical Art History 2014, a two-week intensive course in technical art history for students currently enrolled in or completing aContinue reading “Summer Course in Technical Art History, Institute of Fine Arts, New York”
As the Mellon Centre for British Art continues to increasingly expand their focus beyond the eighteenth century, the first in a planned series of One Object, Three Voices will focus on the spectacular painted rood screen at Ranworth. The church, a short distance outside Norwich, is outstanding even among the screens of the county as aContinue reading “Medieval Art at the Mellon – the Ranworth rood screen”
The director of the York Glaziers’ Trust, Sarah Brown will be giving this year’s annual lecture for the Ely Stained Glass Museum in London. The topic of the paper will be “‘The conservation of a medieval master-piece: John Thorntonʼs stained glass Apocalypse in York Minster“. The lecture will begin at 6pm at Art Worker’s Guild,Continue reading “Lecture: Stained Glass Museum Annual Lecture, Art Worker’s Guild London, 24 July 2013 6pm”