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By Alison Richmond,Alison Bracker

ISBN-10: 0750682019

ISBN-13: 9780750682015

'Conservation: rules, Dilemmas, and Uncomfortable Truths' provides multi-perspective serious analyses of the ethics and ideas that consultant the conservation of artistic endeavors and layout, archaeological artefacts, structures, monuments, and background websites on behalf of society. members from the fields of philosophy, sociology, historical past, paintings and layout background, museology, conservation, structure, and making plans and public coverage handle quite a lot of conservation rules, practices, and theories from the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, encouraging the reader to make comparisons throughout matters and disciplines. through wrestling with and supplying methods of disentangling the moral dilemmas confronting those that preserve and maintain cultural background for this present day and the next day to come, 'Conservation: rules, Dilemmas, and Uncomfortable Truths' offers a vital reference textual content for conservation execs, museum and background pros, paintings and cultural historians, academics and scholars, and all others invested in cultural historical past theories and practices.

Alison Richmond, as a Senior Conservator within the Victoria and Albert Museum and Deputy Head of the Conservation division on the Royal collage of paintings, continues educating and study roles in conservation idea, ideas and ethics, and has constructed decision-making instruments for conservators. She is an authorized Conservator-Restorer (ACR), a Fellow of the foreign Institute for Conservation (FIIC), and a Trustee of the UK’s Institute of Conservation (Icon) on account that 2005.

Alison Bracker got her PhD within the background of paintings from the collage of Leeds, and manages the occasions & Lectures programme on the Royal Academy of Arts in London. As co-founder of Bracker Fiske specialists, she advises at the presentation, description, documentation, and care of works of art comprising smooth media, and lectures and publishes commonly at the theoretical and sensible matters coming up from the conservation of non-traditional and impermanent fabrics in modern works of art.

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