Forthcoming Publications

Early Indian Metallurgy: The Production of Lead, Silver and Zinc through Three Millennia in North West India

Early Indian Metallurgy: The Production of Lead, Silver and Zinc through Three Millennia in North West India
P. T. Craddock, with K.T.M. Hegde, L.K. Gurjar and L. Willies

Most studies of ancient technology have hitherto been based on the civilisations of the Mediterranean and Middle East, especially those of Egypt, Greece and Rome. However, in this volume, via survey and archaeological excavation at three major mining and metal production sites in the Aravalli Hills of Rajasthan (Agucha, Dariba and Zawar), well away from the Graeco-Roman world, the authors studied the long-term development of mining and smelting activity over 3000 years . Zinc was and still is t... more...

UK Price: £55.00     US Price: $120.00     Binding: Paperback     Dimensions: 297 x 210 mm     ISBN: 9781909492516     Publication Date: 03/04/2017    

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

A compendium of selected papers, presented at the series of conferences on Dyes in History and Archaeology, which show the great diversity of dyeing processes and techniques used over time and in different parts of the world... more...

UK Price: £55.00     US Price: $95.00     Binding: Paperback     ISBN: 9781909492530     Publication Date: 17/05/2017    

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: 15/06/2017    

Picasso, Picabia, Ernst: new perspectives
Annette King, Joyce H. Townsend, Adele Wright

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: 30/06/2017    

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

These 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 contents will be shown here in May 2017. Pagination and pricing information will be shown in August 2017 Tickets to attend this conference, organised by International Academic Projects in association with Tate, are still available (as of March 2017) but 'full to cap... more...

Binding: Paperback     ISBN: 9781909492509     Publication Date: 16/10/2017    

A Changing Art: Nineteenth-Century Painting Practice and Conservation
Nicola Costaras

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: 18/10/2017