Case studies, methodological research, new conservation problems

The International Week for Cultural and Environmental Heritage, Florens 2012, is scheduled to take place in Florence from November 3 to 11. The programme (www.fondazioneflorens.it) includes, with more than 350 lecturers from all over the world, more than 40 meetings, lectio magistralis, round tables, events and urban installations, cultural happenings and musical events.
Il Salone dell’Arte e del Restauro (The Art and Restoration Fair) (www.salonerestaurofirenze.org) is scheduled during this week, and it dedicates a day, Saturday, 10th Nov, to significant case studies in the restoration of Florentine legacy. Among these, the restoration of the Pala Nerli by Filippino Lippi will be presented. Art-Test Florence was involved with thorough investigations, before restoration (UV fluorescence, multispectral infrared, Multilayer) and after, with a reflectography IR scan to study of the underdrawing and the painting genesis.

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Art-Test is among the exhibitors at the Salone, and will be happy to welcome you at its stand (28F). If you are planning to come, please let us know and we will provide you with a complementary entrance ticket.

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