segunda-feira, 31 de março de 2008

Os materiais e as técnicas da pintura moderna

Embora com data de 2007, só há pouco começou a ser distribuído o livro seguinte que reúne as comunicações apresentadas num simpósio realizado em 2006 na Tate Modern, Londres:

Thomas J. S Learner, Patricia Smithen, Jay W. Krueger, Michael R. Schilling (ed.), Modern Paints Uncovered, Los Angeles, The Getty Conservation Institute, 2007.


  • Thomas J. S. Learner, Modern Paints: Uncovering the Choices, p. 3
  • Stuart Croll, Overview of Developments in the Paint Industry since 1930, p. 17
  • James Coddington, Modern Paints, Conservation of, p. 30
  • Joana Lia Ferreira, Maria João Melo, Ana Maria Ramos, Maria Jesús Ávila, "Eternity Is in Love with the Productions of Time": Joaquim Rodrigo's Classical Palette in a Vinyl Synthetic Medium, p. 43
  • Alun Foster, The Performance and Properties of Artisan Water Mixable Oil Colour Compared with Other Oil-Based Paints by Winsor & Newton, p. 53
  • James Hayes, Mark Golden, Gregory D. Smith, From Formulation to Finished Product: Causes and Potential Cures for Conservation Concerns in Acrylic Emulsion Paints, p. 58
  • Abigail Mack, Shelley Sturman, John A. Escarsega, Adapting Military Camouflage Paint for Matte Outdoor Sculpture, p. 66
  • Harriet Standeven, "Cover the Earth": A History of the Manufacture of Household Gloss Paints in Britain and the United States from the 1920s to the 1950s, p. 75
  • Jaap J. Boon, Frank G. Hoogland, Jerre van der Horst, Mass Spectrometry of Modern Paints, p. 85
  • Oscar Chiantore, Dominique Scalarone, The Macro- and Microassessment of Physical and Aging Properties in Modern Paints, p. 96
  • Suzanne Quillen Lomax, Michael R. Schilling, Thomas J. S. Learner, The Identification of Synthetic Organic Pigments by FTIR and DTMS, p. 105
  • Marcello Picollo, Mauro Bacci, Donata Magrini, Bruno Radicati, Giorgio Trumpy, Masahiko Tsukada, Diane Kunzelman, Modern White Pigments: Their Identification by Means of Noninvasive Ultraviolet, Visible, and Infrared Fiber Optic Reflectance Spectroscopy, p. 118
  • Michael R. Schilling, Joy Mazurek, Thomas J. S. Learner, Studies of Modern Oil-Based Artists' Paint Media by Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry, p. 129
  • Mary H. Gridley, Dana Cranmer, Unforgiving Surfaces: Treatment of Cracks in Contemporary Paintings, p. 143
  • Christa Haiml, Restoring the Immaterial: Study and Treatment of Yves Klein's Blue Monochrome (IKB 42), p. 149
  • Narayan Khandekar, Eleonora Nagy, Julian Miller, Pia Gottschaller, Carol Mancusi-Ungaro, The Re-restoration of Donald Judd's Untitled, 1965, p. 157
  • Patricia Smithen, A History of the Treatment of Acrylic Painting, p. 165
  • Aviva Burnstock, Klaas Jan van den Berg, Suzan de Groot, Louise Wijnberg, An Investigation of Water-Sensitive Oil Paints in Twentieth-Century Paintings, p. 177
  • Bronwyn A. Ormsby, Thomas J. S. Learner, Gary M. Foster, James R. Druzik, Michael R. Schilling, Wet Cleaning Acrylic Emulsion Paint Films: An Evaluation of Physical, Chemical, and Optical Changes, p. 189
  • Rebecca Ploeger, Alison Murray, Simon A. M. Hesp, Dominique Scalarone, Morphological Changes and Rates of Leaching of Water-Soluble Material from Artists' Acrylic Paint Films during Aqueous Immersions, p. 201
  • Carol Stringari, Christopher W. McGlinchey, Kristalia Melessanaki, Sjoerd Postma, Corey D'Augustine, Laser Cleaning of a Study Painting by Ad Reinhardt and the Analysis/Assessment of the Surface after Treatment, p. 208
  • Paul M. Whitmore, Hannah R. Morris, Val G. Colaluca, Penetration of Liquid Water through Waterborne Acrylic Coatings, p. 217
  • Eric Hagan, Maria Charalambides, Thomas J. S. Learner, Alison Murray, Christina Young, Factors Affecting the Mechanical Properties of Modern Paints, p. 227
  • Gregory D. Smith, Aging Characteristics of a Contemporary Acrylic Emulsion Used in Artists' Paints, p. 236
  • Christina Young, Interfacial Interactions of Modern Paint Layers, p. 247
  • Stefan Zumbithl, Francesca Attanasio, Nadim C. Scherrer, Wolfgang Muller, Nicolai Fenners, Walter Caseri, Solvent Action on Dispersion Paint Systems and the Influence on the Morphology - Changes and Destruction of the Latex Microstructure, p. 257
  • Judith Bannerman, The Effects of Ultraviolet Light Aging on the Mechanical and Physical Properties of Artists' Acrylic Paints, p. 271
  • Eva Brachert, Art in Bad Times, p. 271
  • Anne Carter, Cleaning The Café Balzac Mural, p. 273
  • Oscar Chiantore, Rebecca Ploeger, Antonio Rava, The Identification of Some of the Painting Materials at Museo d'Arte Contemporanea all'Aperto di Maglione, p. 274
  • Maureen Cross, The Complexities of Woman in a Courtyard (1933) by Julian Trevelyan, p. 276
  • Julio M. del Hoyo-Meléndez, Maria Teresa Domenech-Carbó, Study of the Influence of Synthetic Organic Pigments on the Thermal and Photodegradation of Linseed Oil by FTIR/ATR Spectroscopy, p. 277
  • Glenn Gates, Tatiana Ausema, Susan Lake, What Makes the Color Field? A Technical Examination of Magna Paint, p. 277
  • Mark Gottsegen, Ross Merrill, Modern Standards for Modern Paints: The Activities of ASTM D01.57, p. 278
  • James Hamm, Gregory D. Smith, Aniko Bezúr, Analyzing Visual Change in a Painting by Josef Albers, p. 280
  • Sarah Hillary, Thomas J. S. Learner, A Painter's Paradise, p. 280
  • Frank G. Hoogland, Jerre van der Horst, Jaap J. Boon, Liquefying Oil Paint in Some Late-Twentieth-Century Paintings, p. 282
  • Ashley M. Johnson, Elma O'Donoghue, Marc S. Walton, Dictated by Media: Conservation and Technical Analysis of a 1938 Burlap Painting by Joan Mini, p. 284
  • Jessica Keister, Joyce Hill Stoner, Joseph Weber, Paints and Coatings Used in Outdoor Murals, p. 284
  • Kathrin Kinseher, Squeeze Up Close, p. 285
  • Christina Milton O'Connell, A Simple Solution to a Complex Problem: The Consolidation of Joan Miró's Portrait of a Young Girl, p. 287
  • Julia Nagle, Miguel d'Almeida, Conservation Treatment of Ultramarine Oil Paint on Michael Craig-Martin's Full Life, p. 288
  • Grazia Nicosia, Eugene Leroy's Painting: A Moving Matter, p. 290
  • Bronwyn A. Ormsby, Thomas J. S. Learner, Patricia Smithen, Thomas Wessel, Tate AXA Art Modern Paints Project: Evaluating the Effects of Cleaning Acrylic Paintings, p. 291
  • Maria Teresa Pastor Valls, Maria del Carmen Perez Garcia, Alterations in Unvarnished Contemporary Paint in Spain: A Visual Approach, p. 292
  • Ana Isabel Pereira, Stephan Schafer, Maria João Melo, Julian Sarmento, a Portuguese Artist at Work: Study of Just a Skin Affair (1988), p. 294
  • Sarah Eleni Pinchi, Jia-sun Tsang, Fluor-S-Art, Northern Lites, DayGlo: Daylight Fluorescent Pigments, Their Development, Use, and Performance, p. 296
  • William Shank, Timothy Drescher, Rescue Public Murals!, p. 297
  • Michael Skalka, The Art Materials Collection and Study Center, p. 299
  • Ioseba I. Soraluze Herrera, Rosario Llamas Pacheco, Materials, Techniques, and Artist's Intention in the Geometric Works of Jose Maria Yturralde, p. 300
  • Iwona Szmelter, Andrzej Koss, Jan Marczak, Marek Strzelec, Problems with the Cleaning of Textured Modern Paintings, p. 300

Igreja de Santa Engrácia – Panteão Nacional: Estudos de Arte e Conservação

No próximo dia 16 de Abril, na Sociedade de Geografia de Lisboa, na Rua das Portas de Santo Antão, 100, Lisboa, vai ter lugar a apresentação pública dos resultados do Projecto Solis – “Igreja de Santa Engrácia-Panteão Nacional: campanhas de obras, exploração de pedreiras e trabalhos de restauro”, desenvolvido pelo Instituto de História da Arte da Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa e pelo Centro de Petrologia e Geoquímica do Instituto Superior Técnico e financiado pela Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia.

A apresentação envolve um conjunto de palestras que decorrem ao longo do dia, entre as 10 h e as 18 h, nomeadamente as seguintes:

  • Luís Aires-Barros, O carácter interdisciplinar das acções de salvaguarda do património cultural
  • Fernando Grilo, A igreja de Santa Engrácia no contexto da arquitectura barroca em Portugal. Formas, modelos e práticas
  • Madalena Costa Lima, Um projecto interrompido ou a demanda de uma solução? Santa Engrácia entre a morte de João Antunes e o dealbar do liberalismo
  • Carlos Figueiredo, O Projecto Solis: materiais e patologias
  • Luís Mendonça e João de Sousa Rodolfo, Termografia infravermelha: aplicação no Panteão Nacional
  • Clara Moura Soares, Entre os Jerónimos e Santa Engrácia: ideologias e programas artísticos do panteão de heróis nacionais
  • Maria João Neto, «Obras de Santa Engrácia»: a «pulverização» de um mito. Política de salvaguarda do património arquitectónico no Estado Novo
  • Guilherme d’ Oliveira Martins, Património e Memória – Tempo e Criação: A Convenção de Faro do Conselho da Europa

domingo, 30 de março de 2008

Uso da espectrometria de fluorescência de raios X no estudo das obras de arte e de materiais arqueológicos

O Grupo de Física Nuclear da Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Brasil tem desenvolvido trabalho na área da arqueometria, nomeadamente através do uso da espectrometria de fluorescência de raios X no estudo das obras de arte e de materiais arqueológicos.

Alguns dos trabalhos estão livremente disponíveis aqui. Entre eles contam-se algumas comunicações, alguns artigos, alguns relatórios e uma tese de doutoramento.

quarta-feira, 26 de março de 2008

Archaeometry, vol. 50, n.º 2, 2008

Acabou de ser publicado o 2.º número de 2008 da revista Archaeometry.


  • M. Pollard, Archaeometry 50th anniversary issue, pp. 191-193
  • M. S. Shackley, Archaeological petrology and the archaeometry of lithic materials, pp. 194-215
  • M. S. Tite, Ceramic production, provenance and use: a review, pp. 216-231
  • Th. Rehren, E. Pernicka, Coins, artefacts and isotopes: archaeometallurgy and archaeometry, pp. 232-248
  • Bronk Ramsey, Radiocarbon dating: revolutions in understanding, pp. 249-275
  • G. Wintle, Fifty years of luminescence dating, pp. 276-312
  • Gaffney, Detecting trends in the prediction of the buried past: a review of geophysical techniques in archaeology, pp. 313-336
  • M. De Francesco, G. M. Crisci, M. Bocci, Non-destructive analytic method using XRF for determination of provenance of archaeological obsidians from the mediterranean area: a comparison with traditional XRF methods, pp. 337-350
  • Stern, C. D. Lampert Moore, C. Heron, A. M. Pollard, Bulk stable light isotopic ratios in recent and archaeological resins: towards detecting the transport of resins in antiquity?, pp. 351-370
  • Antonio Simonetti, Michele R. Buzon, Robert A. Creaser, In-situ elemental and Sr isotope investigation of human tooth enamel by laser ablation-(MC)-ICP-MS: successes and pitfalls, pp. 371-385

sexta-feira, 14 de março de 2008

O microclima dos museus

O Museu Nacional da Dinamarca disponibilizou online dois volumes com as comunicações e os posters apresentados num encontro sobre os microclimas em museus que se realizou no museu em finais do ano passado.

São os seguintes:

Tim Padfield, Karen Borchersen (ed.), Museum Microclimates. Contributions to the Copenhagen conference, 19 - 23 November 2007, The National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, 2007, aqui.


  • David Erhardt, Charles S. Tumosa, Marion F. Mecklenburg, Applying science to the question of museum climate, p. 11
  • Marion F. Mecklenburg, Micro climates and moisture induced damage to paintings, p. 19
  • Frank J. Ligterink, Giovanna Di Pietro, Canvas paintings on cold walls: relative humidity differences near the stretcher, p. 27
  • Aneta Balažic, Špela Habicht, Mateja Smodiš, Jana Kolar, Matija Strlic, Extending the useful life of paper - evaluation of the effect of various preservation actions, p. 39
  • Tone M. Olstad, Annika Haugen, Warm feet and cold art: is this the solution? Polychrome wooden ecclesiastical art - climate and dimensional changes, p. 43
  • James Druzik, Bent Eshøj, Museum lighting: its past and future development, p. 51
  • Robert E. Child, Insect damage as a function of climate, p. 57
  • Virginia Costa, M. Dubus, Impact of the environmental conditions on the conservation of metal artifacts: an evaluation using electrochemical techniques, p. 63
  • Schieweck, D. Markewitz, T. Salthammer, Screening emission analysis of construction materials and evaluation of airborne pollutants in newly constructed display cases, p. 67
  • M. Odlyha, C. Theodorakopoulos, D. Thickett, M. Ryhl-Svendsen, J.M Slater, R. Campana, Dosimeters for indoor microclimate monitoring for cultural heritage, p. 73
  • Matija Strlic, Jana Kolar, Dirk Lichtblau, The SurveNIR project- a dedicated near infra red instrument for paper characterization, p. 81
  • Barry Knight, David Thickett, Determination of response rates of wooden objects to fluctuating relative humidity in historic properties, p. 85
  • Kostas Ntanos, Nancy Bell, A holistic appraisal of environmental conditions in the National Archives, UK, p. 91
  • Shin Maekawa, Bart Ankersmit, Edgar Neuhaus, Henk Schellen, Vincent Beltran, Foekje Boersma, Investigation into impacts of large numbers of visitors on the collection environment at Our Lord in the Attic, p. 99
  • Claire Fry, Amber Xavier-Rowe, Frances Halahan, Jennifer Dinsmore, What's causing the damage! The use of a combined solution-based risk assessment and condition audit, p. 107
  • Agnes W. Brokerhof, Applying the outcome of climate research in collection risk management, p. 115
  • James M. Reilly, Jesper Stub Johnsen, Lars Aasbjerg Jensen, Documenting and optimizing  storage conditions at the National Museum of Denmark, p. 123
  • Lukasz Bratasz, Dario Camuffo, Roman Kozlowski, Target microclimate for preservation derived from past indoor conditions, p. 129
  • Helen Lloyd, Caroline Bendix, Peter Brimblecombe, David Thickett, Dust in historic libraries, p. 135
  • David Thickett, Soek-Joo Rhee, Sarah Lambarth, Libraries and archives in historic buildings, p. 145
  • Tim Padfield, Why keep climate records - and how to keep them, p. 157
  • Poul Klenz Larsen, Climate control in Danish churches, p. 167
  • Katy Lithgow, Tobit Curteis, Linda Bullock, Chartwell, Kent, p. 175
  • M. Krus, R. Kilian, K. Sedlbauer, Mould growth prediction by computational simulation on historic buildings, p. 185
  • Tim Padfield, Poul Klenz Larsen, Lars Aasbjerg Jensen, Morten Ryhl-Svendsen, The potential and limits for passive air conditioning of museums, stores and archives, p. 191
  • Alfons Huber, Problem-zone "Window", p. 199
  • Michael Højlund Rasmussen, Evaluation of the climate in a new shared storage facility using passive climate control, p. 207
  • Lara Broecke, Sustainable passive climate control in developing countries: a case study at the National Museum of Art in Maputo, Mozambique, p. 213
  • Morten Ryhl-Svendsen, The role of air exchange rate and surface reaction rates on the air quality in museum storage buildings, p. 221
  • Stephen Hackney, The evolution of a conservation framing policy at Tate, p. 229
  • Mervin Richard, The benefits and disadvantages of adding silica gel to microclimate packages for panel paintings, p. 237
  • David Thickett, Phillip Fletcher, Andrew Calver, Sarah Lambarth, The effect of air tightness on rh buffering and control, p. 245
  • Siobhan Watts, David Crombie, Sonia Jones, Sally Ann Yates, Museum showcases: specification and reality, costs and benefits, p. 253
  • Franciza Toledo, Magali Sehn, Mário Sousa Júnior, Sérgio Brazolin, Stephen Hackney, The use of glass boxes to protect modern paintings in warm humid museums, p. 261
  • Jerry Shiner, Trends in microclimate control of museum display cases, p. 267
  • Helen Coxon, The good, the bad and the frustrating: designing and implementing a climate control system at the Royal Ontario Museum, p. 277

Tim Padfield, Karen Borchersen, Museum Microclimates. Abstracts of posters at the Copenhagen conference, 19 - 23 November 2007, The National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, 2007, aqui.


  • John Havermans, Enviart, cost action d42, p. 5
  • Vasilios Lampropoulos, Dorota Nowacka, The historic and ethnographic art museum of Orestiada in Greece - Ars longa Vita brevis, p. 7
  • Charlotta Bylund Melin, A presentation of a new experimental test method for humidity buffers - a comparison of two silica gels, Artsorb and Prosorb, p. 9
  • Moraitou Georgianna, Loukopoulou Polytimi, Stamou Panagiotis, Azoton™, a Nitrogen climatic cabinet for the trans-port and safe storage of organic archaeological finds, p. 12
  • Mariasanta Montanari, Flavia Pinzari, Milena Ricci, Moulds on books stored on "compactus shelves": a case study, p. 14
  • Peter Mottner, Early warning dosimeters for monitoring indoor museum climate: environmental impact sensors and LightCheck™, p. 18
  • V. Lampropoulos, M. Kontonikoli, M. Papadimitriou, A. Karampotsos, Preservation conditions of roman glass vessels of 1st century ad from Rhodes Island - Greece, p. 19
  • Livio De Santoli Gianfranco Caruso, Matteo Mariotti, Long term prediction of marble erosion and risk analysis for the conservation of the statue of David of Michelangelo, p. 22
  • Carmen Tanasoiu, The monitor ship project regarding the micro-climate in the national museum of art of Romania, p. 23
  • Patricia A. Morris, Using microclimates within a large building in an arid climate, p. 24
  • Fabian Käser, Life expectancy prediction based on chemiluminescence experiments and model-free simulation, p. 26
  • Maria-Louise Jacobsen, Dust - developing a method for sampling and analyzing dust in museums, p. 27
  • Jon Brænne, Open air museum buildings. Microclimate, mould attack, research and conservation, p. 29
  • T. Grøntoft, E. Dahlin, M. Odlyha, M. Scharff, G. Andrade, P. Mottner, J. Czop, P. Colombini, S. Hackney, J. Wadum, Improved protection of paintings during exhibition, storage and transit - propaint (eu project fp6, 044254), p. 30
  • Simona Violeta Gheorghe, Incised ceramics (1650-1250 B.C.) - degradations caused by the microclimate in the storage area, p. 31
  • Lone Petersen, Magasinmanualen (the danish museum storage manual) (, p. 33
  • Donatella Fiorino, Elisabetta Giani, The conservation and exposition project of the medieval plasters in San Fruttoso Abbey, p. 34
  • Alina Maria Garau, The action of the debasing factors on the woolen fabrics, fixed dye with mordants based on metals, p. 35
  • Lars Aasbjerg Jensen & Jesper Stub Johnsen, Collection storage environments in the national museum of Denmark - the use of MyClimateData web-based information system, p. 37
  • Vasco Fassina, Marta Mazza, Problems of conservation of Francesco da Milano panel painting in the church of Lago di Revine Lago, affected by thermo-hygrometric changes due to the heating system, p. 38
  • Vasco Fassina, Stefano Filippi, A preliminary survey of the environmental conditions of conservation of Giorgione's panel painting of Castelfranco Veneto, affected by microclimate changes induced by the church heating system, p. 40
  • V. Hubert, T. Prosek, K. Doubravova, Real time corrosion monitoring with automated corrosion loggers - end-user testing in the new collections centre of the swiss national museums, p. 42
  • Alexandra Jeberien, The implementation of preventive conservation measurements in german museums and collections, p. 44
  • V. Lampropoulos, I. Kotsifakos, M. Kontonikoli, N. Brass, Preventive conservation for exhibition - display and storage conditions of classical string instruments: the case of violins, p. 46

terça-feira, 11 de março de 2008

Journal of Cultural Heritage, vol. 9, n.º 1, 2008

Acabou se ser publicado o 1.º número de 2008 do Journal of Cultural Heritage.

Está livremente disponível aqui.


  • Liritzis, C. Sideris, A. Vafiadou, J. Mitsis, Mineralogical, petrological and radioactivity aspects of some building material from Egyptian Old Kingdom monuments, pp. 1-13
  • C. Giavarini, M. L. Santarelli, R. Natalini, F. Freddi, A non-linear model of sulphation of porous stones: Numerical simulations and preliminary laboratory assessments, pp. 14-22
  • Francesca Bordignon, Paolo Postorino, Alessandro Nucara, Paolo Dore, Giorgio Trojsi, Vincenzo Bellelli, The white colour in Etruscan polychromes on terracotta: Spectroscopic identification of kaolin, pp. 23-29
  • Enrico Ciliberto, Salvatore Ioppolo, Fabio Manuella, Ettringite and thaumasite: A chemical route for their removal from cementious artefacts, pp. 30-37
  • A.P. Ferreira Pinto, J. Delgado Rodrigues, Stone consolidation: The role of treatment procedures, pp. 38-53
  • Malalanirina Sylvia Rakotonirainy, Anne-Laurence Dupont, Bertrand Lavedrine, Stephane Ipert, Herve Cheradame, Mass deacidification of papers and books: V. Fungistatic properties of papers treated with aminoalkylalkoxysilanes, pp. 54-59
  • Barbara Wagner, Ewa Bulska, Wladyslaw Sobucki, Magnesium distribution in paper subjected to deacidification investigated by means of Laser Ablation Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectroscopy, pp. 60-65
  • Eduardo Sebastian, Giuseppe Cultrone, David Benavente, Lucia Linares Fernandez, Kerstin Elert, Carlos Rodriguez-Navarro, Swelling damage in clay-rich sandstones used in the church of San Mateo in Tarifa (Spain), pp. 66-76
  • Elli Kampasakali, Evangelia A. Varella, The Russian avant-garde painting palette: Documentary and physicochemical codification of organic colorants, pp. 77-88
  • Vega Perez-Gracia, Francisco Garcia, Lluis G. Pujades, Ramon Gonzalez Drigo, Daniel Di Capua, GPR survey to study the restoration of a Roman monument, pp. 89-96
  • Danilo Bersani, Pier Paolo Lottici, Antonella Casoli, Diego Cauzzi, Pigments and binders in "Madonna col Bambino e S. Giovannino" by Botticelli investigated by micro-Raman and GC/MS, pp. 97-102
  • Ilaria Bonaduce, Catharina Blaensdorf, Patrick Dietemann, Maria Perla Colombini, The binding media of the polychromy of Qin Shihuang's Terracotta Army, pp. 103-108

segunda-feira, 10 de março de 2008

O sistema das cores de Diogo de Carvalho e Sampayo

Acabou de ser publicado o livro seguinte:

Rui Graça Feijó (ed.), O Sistema das Cores. Diogo de Carvalho e Sampayo, Porto, Porto Editora, 2008.

Neste volume, que contém uma extensa introdução de Rui Graça Feijó, são reeditados os dois tratados seguintes de Diogo de Carvalho Sampayo:

Dissertação sobre as Cores Primitivas: Com hum Breve Tratado da Composição Artificial das Cores, Lisboa, Regia Oficina Typographica, 1788.

Memória sobre a Formação Natural das Cores, Madrid, Officina Typographica, 1791.

Depois da luxuosa reedição, há uns anos, de

Tratado das Cores, Malta, Impressor Fr. João Mallia, 1787,

também da responsabilidade de Rui Graça Feijó (Chaves Ferreira - Publicações, 2001), ficam assim mais disponíveis os vários tratados que Diogo de Carvalho Sampayo escreveu sobre as cores.

domingo, 9 de março de 2008

Monumentos, vol. 27, 2007

Foi há pouco publicado o volume 27 da revista Monumentos, agora editada pelo Instituto da Habitação e da Reabilitação Urbana, com data de Dezembro de 2007. É dedicado a Vila Viçosa.


  • Nuno Portas, A singularidade urbanística da vila ducal
  • Manuel C. Teixeira, A evolução urbana de Vila Viçosa
  • José Manuel Fernandes, Sete intervenções urbanas do Estado Novo em centros históricos
  • Francisco Sousa Lobo, Um olhar sobre o Castelo Artilheiro de Vila Viçosa
  • Maria do Rosário Gordalina, Alguns documentos relativos à Casa de Armas do Castelo de Vila Viçosa
  • Mafalda Soares da Cunha, D. Teodósio II, sétimo duque de Bragança. Práticas senhoriais como política de reputação
  • Maria de Jesus Monge, A colecção móvel do Paço Ducal de Vila Viçosa
  • Vítor Serrão, O Parnaso pictórico: mitologia, fábula e alegoria moral nas decorações a fresco no paço de Vila Viçosa (1550-1630)
  • José de Monterroso Teixeira, A reforma da Capela Real do Paço de V. Viçosa em 1806 no contexto dos programas de representação monárquica de D. João VI
  • Lina Maria Marrafa de Oliveira, O Restauro Oitocentista da Igreja de Santo Agostinho – Uma Obra Mecenática da Casa de Bragança
  • Luís Urbano, Na vida e na morte. Políticas familiares nos conventos femininos de Vila Viçosa
  • Miguel Soromenho, A Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição de Vila Viçosa: o projecto quinhentista à luz da campanha de obras da Restauração
  • Mónica Cruz, Carolina Nunes da Silva, O Cofre da Rainha, um espaço de reservas e exposição do espólio de Nossa Senhora da Conceição
  • Joaquim de Oliveira Caetano, As casas nobres na vila do Paço Ducal
  • Hélia Silva, Três programas de estuque relevado em Vila Viçosa
  • Ana Paula Rebelo Correia, Azulejos de Vila Viçosa
  • Licínio Rocha Cardoso Lampreia, Arquitectura da água em Vila Viçosa nos séculos XVI e XVII
  • João Ruas, O engenho de papel
  • Luís Lopes, O triângulo do mármore: estudo geológico
  • Maria Fernandes, Os materiais e os sistemas construtivos tradicionais na região dos mármores
  • Raquel Henriques da Silva, Vila Viçosa num álbum de desenho de el-rei D. Carlos
  • Sílvia Ferreira, A talha retabular da Igreja de Santa Catarina de Lisboa

quinta-feira, 6 de março de 2008

Conservação de mosaicos

Acabou de ser disponibilizado online o livro seguinte:

Nicholas Stanley Price (ed.), The Conservation of the Orpheus Mosaic at Paphos, Cyprus, Los Angeles, The Getty Conservation Institute, 1991.

Está livremente acessível aqui.

terça-feira, 4 de março de 2008

Association of North American Graduate Programs in Conservation Conferences

Desde a sua fundação, em 1984, a Association of North American Graduate Programs in Conservation tem anualmente organizado conferências onde os alunos podem apresentar as pesquisas que efectuaram.

A associação foi fundada pelas organizações seguintes:

  • Buffalo State College, State University of New York, Art Conservation Department;
  • Harvard University Art Museums, Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies;
  • New York University, Conservation Center, Institute of Fine Arts;
  • Queen’s University, Art Conservation Program;
  • Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation;
  • The University of Texas at Austin, School of Information, Kilgarlin Center for Preservation of the Cultural Record

As comunicações apresentadas em 2005, 2006 e 2007 estão livremente disponíveis aqui.

Índice das comunicações de 2005:

  • Brian Baade, Collaborative Efforts for Paint Analysis: Two Opportunities for Technical Examination of Major Works in Tandem With Outside Institutions
  • Natasha Loeblich, Collaborative Efforts for Paint Analysis: Two Opportunities for Technical Examination of Major Works in Tandem With Outside Institutions
  • Katherine Beaty, 21st- Century Remedies to 19th- Century Repairs of an 18th- Century Turkish Koran
  • Kim Cullen Cobb, Charred Wood Consolidated with Thermoplastic Resins
  • Susan Costello, An Investigation of Early Chinese Bronze Mirrors at The Harvard University Art Museums
  • Corey D'Augustine, Drill Team: Vaseline, Hair, and Paperclips
  • Bart Devolder, Two 15th- c. Italian Paintings on Fine-Weave Supports and Their Relationship to Netherlandish Canvas Painting
  • Angela Elliott, A Comparative Study of Basket Cleaning Methods Including Nd:YAG Lasers
  • Maria Gonzalez, Revealing Networks: A Case Study of Disaster Response and Recuperation
  • Dana Melchar, Investigation of a High Chest and Dressing Table, en suite
  • Holly Robertson, An Exploration of Non-adhesive Binding Structures Found in the Archives at Vilassar de Dalt
  • David Turnbull, Fishing for Answers: Dorothy Cameron's "The Lost Goddess"
  • Gawain Weaver, Capital Portraits: Conservation of the Topley Studio Index

Índice das comunicações de 2006:

  • Tish Brewer, The Nature of Forgeries: Iron Gall Ink and Paper Aging in Relation to Forged Historical Documents - An Independent Study
  • Rebecca Capua, Materials and Techniques of George Grosz: American Watercolors
  • Catherine Coueignoux, An Exploration of Surface: Deciphering the History and Meaning of the Winterthur Peter Stretch Clock's Finish
  • Amy Crist, An Investigation of the Characteristics, Compositions, and Identification Methods of Wax Crayons and Colored Pencils, Including a Case Study of a Drawing by Roberto Matta
  • Matt Cushman, A New Method for the Treatment of Iron-Stained Architectural Marble: in situ reduction of iron(III) using photovoltaic polymers and the introduction of a new chelating agent for conservation
  • Lindsay Haynes, An Investigation into the Materials, Structure and Degradation Behavior of Portraits by William Sawyer
  • Jo-Fan Huang, A Technical Examination of 7 Thai Manuscripts in the 18th, 19th, and 20th Centuries
  • Sandra Kelberlau, How One Landscape-Painter Paints: The Technique of Sanford Robinson Gifford
  • Mary Oey, Some Problems in Musical Instrument Conservation in Museum Collections
  • Sara Ribbans, Past Practices Causing Modern Problems: The Conservation of Three Jules Cheret Posters
  • Dana K. Senge, Analysis and Treatment of a Chinese Ceramic Mortuary Figure
  • Jim Thurn, Research on Methods to Remove Mold from Cellulose Acetate Audiotape

Índice das comunicações de 2007:

  • Snowden Becker, See No Evil, Hear No Evil: Audiovisual Evidence, Forensics, and Preservation in Law Enforcement
  • Morwenna Blewett, 'A Puzzle to the Critics': The Technical Analysis and Treatment of a 16th Century Panel Painting of Possible French Origin
  • Marie-Catherine Cyr, Conservation Issues: The Case of Time-Based Media Installations
  • Alisa Eagleston, The Conservation of a Baining Headdress
  • Anne R. Grady, Technical Examination and Treatment of an African Sword
  • Amber Kerr-Allison, Outdoor Public Murals: Materials, Advocacy and Conservation
  • Jennifer Kim, Jaime Davidovich's Foam TV: An Interplay of Research, Interview, and Discussion to Determine Appropriate Treatment Avenues and the Acceptability of Replication
  • Crystal Maitland, Where Archival and Fine Art Conservation Meet: Antioxidant and Deacidification Treatments of Corrosive Copper Watercolours Associated with Iron Gall Ink in Works of Art on Paper
  • Samantha Sheesley, Artist Interviews as a Tool for Diligent Conservation Practice
  • Theresa Smith, Bleaching and Color Reversion in Ingres Drawings at the Fogg Museum
  • Samantha Springer, An Examination of Alterations to Mississippian Period Native Copper Artifacts from the Collection of the National Museum of the American Indian
  • Melissa Buschey, Erin Jue, The Characterization of Three UV-Inhibiting Fixatives Used for Works of Art on Paper
  • Aimee Ducey, Replacement of Colored Plexiglas in Modern Sculpture
  • Stephanie Gagne, JunFunori and Water Based Media: A Comparative Investigation into Media Used to Inpaint Matte Surfaces
  • Julie Mosbo, Wrangling Film: A Case Study of Assessing the Preservation and Access Needs of Argentinean Gaucho Films
  • Taryn Webb, Consolidating Mud Brick at Al Humayma, Jordan