This week in objects conservation: Anytime an object is selected for display our objects conservator assesses its condition to determine whether it is stable, or whether it needs conservation treatment before display.
These two ceramic pieces have the same condition issues we see in many ceramic objects conserved in the early to mid 20th C.
by Dr. Ainsley M. Cameron, Curator of South Asian Art, Islamic Art and Antiquities
On a recent visit to London’s Tate Modern, I came across an installation of Pak Sheung Chuen’s A Travel without Visual Experience in a display of the museum’s permanent collection in the newly-opened and installed Blatvatnik Building.
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