Facture: Conservation, Science, Art History, Volume 2: Art in Context

Facture: Conservation, Science, Art History, Volume 2: Art in Context

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Facture: Conservation, Science, Art History, Volume 2: Art in Context

Facture presents the latest research on masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, spanning the early Renaissance through the present and encompassing a range of media. Volume 2 examines great art of two very different eras-the Italian Renaissance and the 20th century-and puts in new contexts works such as Giotto's Madonna and Child, bronze sculptures by Auguste Rodin, watercolors by John Marin, early paintings by Andy Warhol, and Mark Rothko's multiforms, which mark the birth of his abstraction. Seven essays, illustrated with outstandingly detailed photography, share a common approach. They each begin with meticulous material and analytical study of the work and then place the findings in a broader historical context, providing new perspectives on well-known works. A fascinating contribution to interdisciplinary scholarship on art, this publication continues a tradition of fostering dialogue among art historians, scientists, and conservators in the international community.

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Facture presents the latest research on masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, spanning the early Renaissance through the present and encompassing a range of media. Volume 2 examines great art of two very different eras-the Italian Renaissance and the 20th century-and puts in new contexts works such as Giotto's Madonna and Child, bronze sculptures by Auguste Rodin, watercolors by John Marin, early paintings by Andy Warhol, and Mark Rothko's multiforms, which mark the birth of his abstraction. Seven essays, illustrated with outstandingly detailed photography, share a common approach. They each begin with meticulous material and analytical study of the work and then place the findings in a broader historical context, providing new perspectives on well-known works. A fascinating contribution to interdisciplinary scholarship on art, this publication continues a tradition of fostering dialogue among art historians, scientists, and conservators in the international community.

  • Softcover
  • 8 x 11 inches
  • 184 pages, 147 illustrations
  • Published: 2015
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