From Marble to Chocolate: the Conservation of Modern Sculpture

Jackie Heuman

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ISBN: 1873132859
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 172
Illustrations: Numerous half-tone, 54 colour

This book addresses the interaction of principle and practice, of materials, techniques and ideas, which characterise contemporary conservation as a whole.



Contents


Introduction

Jackie Heuman



The Tinted Venus and Beyond: Painted Stone Sculpture from 1850-1930

Judith Collins



Case Study of a Nineteenth Century Bronze Sculpture with a Decorative Resin Inlay

Phillipa Laurenson



The Hierarchy of the Sculptor's Workshop: The Practice of Emile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929)

Penelope Curtis


Degas'Women in Washington: Four Case Studies
Daphne Barbour, Shelley Sturman


Condition and Conservation of Nineteenth Century Outdoor Zinc Sculptures
Peter Mottner, Jbrg Freitag, Heidrun Brockner


From Art to Industry: Developments in English Bronze Casting during the Nineteenth Century

Stan Whatmore


Eros: The Laser Cleaning of an Aluminium Sculpture
John Larson


The Use of Paper Pulp Based Fill Material for Compensation of Losses to Sculpture

Jerry Podany, Maya Elston, Lisbet Thoresen, Susan Lansing Maish


Nigerian Cement Sculptures

Diana O'Sullivan, Keith Nicklin


Colour Monitoring on Outdoor Bronze Statues in Ottawa, Canada
Nancy E. Binnie.


A New Surface Imaging Technique in Conservation
Sheila Fairbrass, Daryl R. Williams


The Cellulose Nitrate Time Bomb: Using Sulphonephthalein Indicators to Evaluate Storage Strategies
,Julia Fenn


Degradation Studies of Cellulose Nitrate Plastics

Robbie Stewart, David Littlejohn, Richard Pethrick, Norman Tennent, Anita Ouye


Standing Out Like a Sore Thumb: A Damaged Sculpture Made of Three
Synthetic Polymers

Don Sale


Conservation of Modern Sculpture at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

Kees Herman Aben


An Investigation into a Transferred Paint/Cast Resin Sculpture
by
Jean Dubuffet


Ellen Pratt, Patricia Houlihan, Eugena Ordonez
iS FLUXUS FLUXING and/or SHOUD iT bE CONSERVED?

Lynda A. Zycherman.


Quiet Collaboration: The Special Relationship Between Artists
and Their Fabricators

Donna Williams, Rosa Lowinger.


Barbara Hepworth: Conserving a Lifetime's Work

Derek Pullen, Sandra Deighton.


Gilding the Lily: The Patination of Henry Moore's Bronze Scupture

Julie Summers


An Opera for Milly Mudd: Artist Helen Chadwick in Conversation with
Judith Collins

Helen Chadwick, Judith Collins


Sweetness and Blight: Conservation of Chocolate Works of Art

Glenn Wharton, Sharon D. Blank, J. Claire Dean


List of Contributors





Published 1995