Series: A Closer Look
Paperback: 96 pages
Publisher: National Gallery London (August 11, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 0.3 x 8.4 inches
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Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
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A Closer Look is a wonderful overview of conservation techniques. It includes several interesting conservation case studies of different works from the National Gallery's Collection--works with a variety of different conservation issues that required different approaches. Best part is that it includes many wonderful images of the works throughout the conservation process. Definitely a good read for those who are just starting to study art history or museum practices. I read it as part of a graduate seminar in art history and thoroughly enjoyed it.
I was researching a subject (restoration and conservation) I did not know well. This was a good starting point. Concise and specific.
nothing new. maybe i expected too much as i am relatively new at painting conservation(six years) but thought this would offer more than it did.
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