"Metropolitan Museum Studies in Art, Science, and Technology, Volume 2" by Silvia Centeno

Metropolitan Museum Studies in Art, Science, and Technology, Volume 2 Silvia Centeno, Nora Kennedy, Marijn Manuels, Deborah Schorsch, Richard E. Stone, Zhixin Sun, M. T. Wypyski

Format:
Paperback
Publication date:
21 Jun 2014
ISBN:
9780300204391
Imprint:
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Dimensions:
204 pages: 273 x 229mm
Illustrations:
230 color + b-w illus.
Sales territories:
World

This second volume of Studies in Art, Science, and Technology unites studies by scientists, curators, and conservators, all of which are published here for the first time. Essays and technical notes address a variety of themes, such as connections between technology and aesthetics, aging processes of artworks, attribution and dating issues, and conservation theory. Specific examples from throughout art history add context and help promote deeper understanding. A wide range of objects are discussed in the texts, including medieval sculptures, Baroque musical instruments, Egyptian stone works, photographs, enamels, and paintings. The refined analyses of these works will prove relevant and enlightening to an interdisciplinary professional audience.

Silvia A. Centeno is research scientist, Department of Scientific Research, Nora Kennedy is Sherman Fairchild Conservator of Photographs, Department of Photographs, Marijn Manuels and Deborah Schorsch are conservators, The Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation, Richard E. Stone is conservator emeritus, Objects Conservation,  Zhixin Jason Sun is curator, Department of Asian Art, and Mark T. Wypyski is research scientist, Department of Scientific Research, all at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.