Forthcoming Publications

Diversity of Dyes in History and Archaeology, The
Jo Kirby Atkinson (ed.)

Natural and synthetic dyes have been used to colour textiles, wood, leather, bone, paper, stone and other substrates from the earliest times. They have also been used for inks and in pigment preparation and therefore have also been used in painting. The history of the use of dyes can be approached from many different points of view: the technology of dyeing; the cultural significance and importance of different colours or different dyes; the trade in dyes between countries and continents; the ... more...

UK Price: £55.00     US Price: $95.00     Binding: Paperback     ISBN: 9781909492530     Publication Date: 31/07/2017    

A Changing Art: Nineteenth-Century Painting Practice and Conservation
Nicola Costaras, Kate Lowry, Helen Glanville, Pippa Balch (eds), Victoria Sutcliffe, Polly Saltmarsh

This publication contains papers from the BAPCR Conference 2016. Papers include talks on past issues and current problems. They examine approaches to restoration and the presentation of paintings in the nineteenth century as well as technical analysis and research into nineteenth-century artists' materials and working methods. The conference also examined the challenges faced by today's conservators when treating works from this period. The papers are illustrated with a large range of case studi... more...

UK Price: £39.50     US Price: $80.00     Binding: Paperback     ISBN: 9781909492547     Publication Date: 16/08/2017    

Gels in the Conservation of Art
Lora Angelova, Bronwyn Ormsby, Joyce H. Townsend, Richard Wolbers (eds)

This book of pre-printed papers to be presented at the Gels in Conservation conference, London 16 - 18 October 2017, will be available for sale from 16th October 2017. All paid up conference participants will receive a gratis copy. The conference, organised by International Academic Projects in association with Tate, is 'full to capacity' (as of July 2017) but we are trying to find ways to have more tickets available. Prospective participants are advised to join the waiting list on Eventbri... more...

UK Price: £70.00     US Price: $140.00     Binding: Paperback     Dimensions: 210 x 297     ISBN: 9781909492509     Publication Date: 16/10/2017    

Engaging Conservation: collaboration across disciplines
Nina Owczarek, Molly Gleeson, Lynn A. Grant (eds)

This publication commemorates the 50th anniversary of the conservation laboratory of the University of Pennsylvania Museum which is now part of the new Center for the Analysis of Archaeological Materials. These papers were presented at an international symposium to celebrate the collaboration of conservators with allied professionals.... more...

ISBN: 9781909492554     Publication Date: 15/11/2017    

A Perfect Ground: preparatory layers for oil paintings 1550 - 1900
Maartje Stols-Witlox

The influence of preparatory layers on the stability of oil paintings is a subject that has occupied the minds of many authors of artist’s manuals, recipe books and related historical sources. Depending on their location in time and space, artists have had different views on the subject and have selected different materials and techniques to prepare their support for painting. Preparatory layers influence the texture of a painting, the colour has an impact on tonality of the picture and their ... more...

UK Price: £85.00     US Price: $175.00     Binding: Paperback     ISBN: 9781909492356     Publication Date: 20/12/2017    

Picasso, Picabia, Ernst: new perspectives
Annette King, Joyce H. Townsend, Adèle Wright (eds)

This title focuses on new perspectives on some of Tate's key paintings by Picabia, Picasso and Ernst, as the conclusion of a two-year study into their history, context, materials and techniques. The paintings selected for the study have almost all been radically reworked by the artist, and both documentary and technical research has been carried out to give new insight into the earlier versions of these works. The project was carried out by Tate paintings conservator Annette King, funded by the ... more...

UK Price: £35.00     US Price: $75.00     Binding: Paperback     ISBN: 9781909492493     Publication Date: 20/12/2017