Metropolitan Museum Studies in Art, Science, and Technology, Volume 2

Edited by Silvia A. Centeno, Nora Kennedy, Marijn Manuels, Deborah Schorsch, Richard E. Stone, Zhixin Jason Sun, and Mark T. Wypyski

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This second volume of Studies in Art, Science, and Technology unites studies by scientists, curators, and conservators, all of which are published here for the first time. Essays and technical notes address a variety of themes, such as connections between technology and aesthetics, aging processes of artworks, attribution and dating issues, and conservation theory. Specific examples from throughout art history add context and help promote deeper understanding. A wide range of objects are discussed in the texts, including medieval sculptures, Baroque musical instruments, Egyptian stone works, photographs, enamels, and paintings. The refined analyses of these works will prove relevant and enlightening to an interdisciplinary professional audience.

Silvia A. Centeno is research scientist, Department of Scientific Research, Nora Kennedy is Sherman Fairchild Conservator of Photographs, Department of Photographs, Marijn Manuels and Deborah Schorsch are conservators, The Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation, Richard E. Stone is conservator emeritus, Objects Conservation,  Zhixin Jason Sun is curator, Department of Asian Art, and Mark T. Wypyski is research scientist, Department of Scientific Research, all at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

With contributions by Gregory Bailey, Federico Caró, Sylvia A. Centeno, Janet Douglas, Christina Hagelskamp, John T. Haynes, Robyn Hodgkins, Edward A. Hunter, Lucretia Kargè, Nora W. Kennedy, Sarah Kleiner, Michele D. Marincola, Pascale Patris, Martin Polkinghorne, Adriana Rizzo, Anna Serotta, Deborah Schorsch, Karen E. Thomas, and Anna Vila

ISBN: 9780300204391
Publication Date: August 12, 2014
Co-publisher: Published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art/Distributed by Yale University Press
204 pages, 9 x 10 3/4
230 color + b/w illus.
Metropolitan Museum Studies in Art, Science, and Technology, Volume 1, 2010

With contributions by Andrea Bayer, Lawrence Becker, Federi

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Master of Roman Glass

Christopher S.

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Seurat's Circus Sideshow

Richard Thomson; With contributions by Susan Alyson Stein,

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Age of Empires

Art of the Qin and Han Dynasties

Zhixin Jason Sun; With contributions by I-tein Hsing, Cary

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The Self-Portraits

Xavier F.

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Mirroring China's Past

Emperors, Scholars, and Their Bronzes

Tao Wang; With essays by Sarah Allan, Jeffrey Moser, Su Ron

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