Exhibition “Art and Heritage: Preserving History”

Event: 20th Paper and Board Fair Project: Exhibition Art and Heritage: Preserving History. Texts, photographs and illustrations. Graphic design by Altaveu Creatiu. Organization: Sarrià de Ter City Hall (Sarrià de Ter, Girona, SPAIN). Program: See complete data here or download it. Venue: Hall … Continue reading

Conference: Diving in wet treatments

Event: Technical conference Re-En-Papelamos (I). The purpose of wet treatments in conservation. Conference: Diving in wet treatments (“En restauración de papel, nos mojamos”). Organization: Emma Sánchez, equip de l’IPCE (Instituto del Patrimonio Cultural de España). Venue: Institute for Cultural Heritage in Spain (Instituto del Patrimonio … Continue reading

Inpainting and loss compensation on paper conservation (Paris, 2018)

COURSES > Inpainting & Loss Compensation on Paper Conservation Event: Inpainting and loss compensation on paper conservation (Restauration des arts graphiques: Comblement des lacunes et retouches). Project: Workshop with theoretic and practical sessions. Organization: Institut National du Patrimoine (INP) Venue: Auverbilliers, Paris (France). Program: See … Continue reading

Gouache on paper, painting by Joan Ponç

Owner: Private collection. Object: “Gran Pastoral”, gouache on paper, 83 x 112 cm. Author: Joan Ponç, 1948. Damages: The artwork was lined on a Kraft paper with tapes and synthetic adhesives. It had losses and tears, and remarkable oxidation damage. The … Continue reading

Inpainting and loss compensation on paper conservation (Amsterdam, 2017)

COURSES > Inpainting & Loss Compensation on Paper Conservation   Event: Inpainting and loss compensation on paper conservation. Project: Workshop with theoretic and practical sessions. Dates: October 24-26th, 2017. Teachers: Amparo Escolano, Rita Udina. Program: See detailed information here. Language: English. Organization: Restauratoren Nederland. Venue: Amsterdam (Netherlands). Audience: Professional paper … Continue reading

RECH 4 – Retouch in Cultural Heritage

Event: RECH 4 – REtouch in Cultural Heritage Speech: The Suitability of Powdered Micro-Cellulose for its Use in Paper Conservation. RECH4 postprints pp. 55-64. Split, Croatia. October 2017. Authors: Rita Udina & Amparo Escolano. Organization:RECH – Retouch in Cultural Heritage. Venue: University of Split (Croatia). … Continue reading

Limp vellum binding conservation

Owner: Private collection. Artefact: Semi limp vellum binding (semi because the cardboards inside the covers provide it a certain body, even if they are not pasted onto the parchment). 17th-18th century. Printed book. Damages: Parchment loss on the spine, locks … Continue reading

Conservation of romantic album

Owner: Museum of History of Barcelona (MUHBA). Object: Romantic album (reference MHCB 42054 from the Museum), from the 3rd quarter of 19th century. It contains drawings, paintings (among which some attributed to Fortuny, one by Pérez Villaamil, one Gustave Doré, … Continue reading

Workshop on Paper, Leather and Photographs Conservation

Course title: Workshop on Paper, Leather and Photographs Conservation Recipient: National Records & Archives Authority (Masqat, OMAN) Project: Custom-made workshop on the demanded topicsfor professional conservators. Dates: 22-26 August 2016. Teachers: Rita Udina, Márk Somogyi, Jordi Mestre. Program: See complete data … Continue reading

Russian posters conservation

Owner: Private collection. Object: Two lithographic posters with communist propaganda, dating 1959. Damages: Severe folds, tape reinforcings at the back, tears, dirt, slight cockling, paper losses. Conservation treatment: Dry cleaninng, tape removal, wet cleaning and deacidification, consolidation (tears mending, gaps infilling, lining), flattening and … Continue reading