Art conservation and restoration
With respect to cultural heritage, conservation or art conservation focuses on protection and care of tangible cultural heritage, including artwork, architecture, archaeology, and museum collections (...
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The Art Forger - SRF
In this show from SRF in Switzerland, well-known art forger Wolfgang Beltracchi paints portraits of celebrities in the style of various famous painters (including Lukas Cranach the elder; Sandro Botti...
50 Years After His Death, Architect’s Buildings Are Still Shaping History
Seventeen projects designed by Le Corbusier have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Tutankhamun: Egypt Museum Staff Face Trial Over Botched Beard Job
Egyptian prosecutors are reported to have referred eight museum employees for trial over a botched reattachment of the beard on the burial mask of the pharaoh, Tutankhamun. It comes a year after offic...
Exorcist Steps Receive Designation As "Cultural Site"
In the 1973 horror film “The Exorcist,” a priest leaps from of a window and tumbles to his death down a towering staircase. These famous 97 steps, cemented in film history, are just steps away from th...
$1.6 million ultimate luxury vacation - 2 years around the world visiting all 962 UNESCO sites
We've all done it: dreamed of pushing our chair away from the desk, grabbing a bag and buying a round-the-world plane ticket. But life, commitments, dusty bank accounts and the idea of all that dratte...
Spanish brothers scammed when attempted Goya art con backfires
Incredibly they took 1.7 million Swiss francs in photocopied bills
Exploring the world's first 12 heritage sites
The first 12 UNESCO World Heritage sites include the Galapagos Islands, Yellowstone, the center of Krakow, Poland, and rock-hewn churches in Ethiopia.
New Additions To UNESCO World Heritage List
Each year, UNESCO inscribes new sites on its World Heritage List in recognition of their timeless value to humanity. The 37th session of the World Heritage Committee has resulted in 19 outstanding add...
The Other Side of an $80 Million Art Fraud: A Master Forger Speaks
In his first interview for the Western media, Pei-Shen Qian insists on his innocence in the Knoedler gallery forgery scandal
World Heritage Sites - Modica - Sicily - Italy - UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Ferries to Sicily: http://ferriessicily.com/ Modica is a city and comune in the Province of Ragusa, Sicily, southern Italy. The city is situated in the Hybla...
Art conservation and restoration
Studio 360 goes behind the scenes at the Getty Museum's conservation studio, where Sue Ann Chui restores a 16th century Nosadella painting. Hear host Kurt An...
World Heritage Sites
More destination ideas... http://www.petergreenberg.com UNESCO World Heritage sites includes some of the most beautiful, famous and historic landmarks around...
Art forgery - The Forger's Art (1/3)
By the time he was caught in 1997, John Drewe had pulled off the biggest art fraud in U.K. history. Drewe met a struggling art teacher with a flare for repro...
List of dates in the history of art conservation
This page details the historic development of Art conservation in Europe and the United States.
Some key dates in the history of conservation in Europe and the United States include:1565 Restorati...
List of dates in the history of art conservation - Wikipedia
Antiques restoration
Antiques restoration is restoring an antique or work of art to a like-new condition, or preserving an antique or work of art against further deterioration as in conservation.
Restoration can be as...
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Architectural conservation
Architectural conservation describes the process through which the material, historical, and design integrity of humanity's built heritage are prolonged through carefully planned interventions. The in...
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Automotive restoration
Automobile restoration is the process of repairing the degraded aspect of an automobile to return it to an overall "authentic" condition. Restorations should be historically accurate as a representat...
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Building restoration
Building restoration describes a particular treatment approach and philosophy within the field of architectural conservation. According the U.S. Secretary of Interior's standards, "Restoration is said...
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Film preservation
Film preservation, or film restoration, describes a series of ongoing efforts among film historians, archivists, museums, cinematheques, and non-profit organizations to rescue decaying film stock and...
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Historic preservation
Historic preservation (US), heritage preservation or heritage conservation (UK), is an endeavour that seeks to preserve, conserve and protect buildings, objects, landscapes or other artifacts of histo...
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New media art preservation
New media art preservation, a form of Art conservation, is the study and practice of techniques for sustaining artworks created using digital, biological, performative, and other variable media.Artist...
Photograph conservation
Photograph preservation is the study of the physical care and treatment of photographic materials. It covers both efforts undertaken by librarians, archivists, and museum curators who manage photograp...
Textile preservation
Textile preservation refers to the processes by which textiles are cared for and maintained to be preserved from future damage. The field falls under the category of art conservation as well as libra...
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World Heritage Sites
A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, island, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultur...
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Art forgery
Art forgery is the creating and selling of works of art which are falsely credited to other, usually more famous, artists. Art forgery can be extremely lucrative, but modern dating and analysis techni...
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Liverpool
Liverpool (/ˈlɪvərpuːl/) is a city in Merseyside, England, on the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary. A borough from 1207 and a city from 1880, in 2011 the city proper had a population of 466,415 and ...
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Church of St Peter
The Church of Saint Peter (Aramaic: Knisset Mar Semaan Kefa, St. Peter's Cave Church, Cave-Church of St. Peter) near Antakya (Antioch), Turkey, is composed of a cave carved into the mountainside on Mo...
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