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care and handling of art objects

Marjorie Shelley

care and handling of art objects

by Marjorie Shelley

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Published by Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby Marjorie Shelley ; with contributions by members of the curatorial andconservation departments of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The Physical Object
Pagination102p. ;
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17398136M

Collections management involves the development, storage, and preservation of collections and cultural primary goal of collections management is to meet the needs of the individual collector or collecting institution's mission statement, while also ensuring the long-term safety and sustainability of the cultural objects within the collector's care. The Northeast Document Conservation Center specializes in paper and book conservation. NEDCC performs conservation treatment for photographs, books, prints, documents, maps, and globes. NEDCC’s professional conservators also treat architectural plans, parchment, papyrus, wallpaper, and works of art on paper including charcoal drawings and watercolor paintings.

When to Consult a Conservator. If you need further advice or conservation treatment, contact a professional conservator. Conservators combine in-depth knowledge of science and art with extensive practical experience to care for and preserve art objects, artifacts, and other items of cultural and historic value. largely a matter of common sense and is necessary for the care and protection of objects. However, good handling techniques are not always obvious. Museum procedures require specialized handling knowledge that must be learned. For example, metals can corrode after being handled without gloves. Paintings may crack as a result of bumping and.

Read collections care tips for non-library materials, such as paintings, furniture, textiles, sculpture, decorative and other objects (American Institute for Conservation). See also Caring for Private and Family Collections (Northeast Document Conservation Center). The Care and Handling of Art Objects: Practices in The Metropolitan Museum of Art by Shelley, Marjorie, with contributions by members of the curatorial and conservation departments of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.


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Drawing on the professional experience of curators and conservators from many different departments, The Care and Handling of Art Objects has been put together primarily for those who work in the Metropolitan Museum. What it has to say, however, will be of great interest to others—private collectors large and small, museum visitors, and.

Drawing on the professional experience of curators and conservators from many different departments, The Care and Handling of Art Objects has been put together primarily for those who work in the Metropolitan Museum. What it has to say, however, will be of great interest to others―private collectors large and small, museum visitors, and 5/5(2).

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The Care and Handling of Art Objects: Practices in the Metropolitan Museum of Art5/5(2). The first part of the book sets out guidelines for dealing with the entire spectrum of works in the Metropolitan Museum: paintings, drawings and prints, textiles, costumes, musical instruments, and three-dimensional objects, whether monumental sculpture or filigree jewelry.

The Care and Handling of Art Objects has been put together. Included at the end are a selected glossary of conservation terms, a short reading list, and space for the reader's own notes.

Drawing on the professional experience of curators and conservators from many different departments, The Care and Handling of Art Objects was put together primarily for those who work in the Metropolitan by: 1. The Care and Handing of Art Objects—first published in the s and continually updated—offers a guide to the best practices in handling and preserving works of art while on display, in storage, and in transit.

It explains many of the fundamental principles of conservation that underlie these methods. The Care and Handling of Art Objects: Practices in The Metropolitan Museum of Art would not have been possible to compile without the contributions of many staff members, past and present —conservators, technicians, collections managers, art handlers and scientists, curators and department administrators.

Their collective. Collection Care: An Illustrated Handbook for the Care and Handling of Cultural Objects provides a solid overview of basic collection care procedures and policies.

The topics covered address the decision making criteria and risk assessment solutions involved in the best practices for handling art and artifacts.5/5(4).

The Care and Handling of Objects. Twelve illustrated ways to prevent damaging works of art Robert Hauser, Conservator. The word “care” here denotes “attention to detail” and the word “handling” is defined as the “skillful or artful management of physical things”.

The care and handling of works of art require knowledge about the. A safe handling environment for paintings can be encouraged if the museum provides periodic training for its staff.

All personnel expected to handle artworks should receive instruction on the basic care and handling of museum objects and should be prepared to strictly adhere to guidelines established for handling artworks.

The Care and Handling of Art Objects: Practices in the Metropolitian Museum of Art by Shelley, Marjorie and a great selection of related books, art and. Collections care, which is sometimes called preventive conservation, involves any actions taken to prevent or delay the deterioration of cultural primary goal is to identify and reduce potential hazards to heritage with thoughtful control of their surroundings.

The professions most influenced by collections care include conservator-restorers, curators, collection managers. Museums collect objects of art, history and science to exhibit them, study them and, equally important, preserve them as well as possible for the future.

Taking good care of the collections takes a lot of effort and resources. But often, these objects have come to us through the ages, and we have an.

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Get this from a library. The care and handling of art objects: practices in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. [Marjorie Shelley; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)] -- The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York houses one of the world's largest and most comprehensive collections of antiquities and works of art.

Their preservation is a responsibility. Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Sugden, Robert Parkinson, Care and handling of art objects.

New York, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Robert Parkinson Sugden; Metropolitan Museum of Art. Collection Care: An Illustrated Handbook for the Care and Handling of Cultural Objects provides a solid overview of basic collection care procedures and policies.

The topics covered address the decision making criteria and risk assessment solutions involved in the best practices for handling art and artifacts.5/5(3).

The Care and Handling of Art Objects. Practices in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Marjorie Shelley; Illustrated by Helmut Nickel. View Inside Format: Paper Also of Interest More from this Author Books from this Series. Facture: Conservation, Science, Art History. Volume 4: Series, Multiples, Replicas.

objects; it is about caring for and preventing damage to them. Understanding and dealing with the causes of damage are well within the abilities of nearly all caretakers of valued wooden objects, whether a collections manager at a major museum or an individual safeguarding family heirlooms.

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[Marjorie Shelley; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)].From the gloves we wear to the hazards we may encounter, handling objects in a museum setting is anything but simple. In this minute live chat event, Mary Coughlin, a professor at The George Washington University, provided an overview of object handling best practices which was followed by a live Q&A session.