Chemistry in Art Conservation: Analysis, Treatment and Prevention
Case studies will be presented to show examples of different ways that conservators use chemical principles to research, authenticate and stabilise artworks.
About the Speaker: Anne is currently one of the textile conservators at Te Papa, where she is responsible for the care and treatment of objects from the Pacific, Maori and History collections. She received her training in conservation in America, at the Winterthur-University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation. Prior to coming to New Zealand in 2008 she worked in museums along the east coast of the U.S. Anne received an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1994.
The session will also include a chance to view the MacDiarmid Institute’s Art of Nanotechnology collection – a series of scientific artwork made by New Zealand researchers.