Conservation

V&A casts new light on plaster casts

Refurbished gallery reopens after conservators clean 19th-century plasters and uncover their makers’ pioneering techniques

Published online: 27 November 2014

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Russia's richest businessman funds Roman heritage projects

Alisher Usmanov has given €500,000 to help restore historic sections of the Capitoline Museums

Published online: 27 November 2014

Alberto Burri sculpture to be rebuilt in Milan

Reconstruction of Teatro Continuo, dismantled in 1989, will mark centenary of artist’s birth

Published online: 26 November 2014

Restoration under way on Qusayr ’Amra wall paintings

Italian conservation institute behind work at Unesco World Heritage Site in Jordan

Published online: 19 November 2014

Frank Lloyd Wright's 'Usonian' house rises again in Arkansas

Crystal Bridges museum finds just the spot for architect's Bachman Wilson House, formerly of New Jersey

Published online: 18 November 2014

Designers chosen for Louvre’s €60m storage outpost

New facility will be built near Lens satellite museum in northern France

Published online: 10 November 2014

 

Dig deep for Courbet

The Musée d'Orsay in Paris has launched a crowdfunding appeal to raise funds for the conservation of Gustave Courbet's enormous 22 sq. m...

Under the Big Top

The Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota is returning to its roots in November when it unveils a set of four newly-conserved circus banners...

Ommegang’s all here

Uniformed men on camelback, festooned floats, men wearing devil costumes and a sea of people dressed in conservative black: there is a lot...