Conferences

Art conservation meets science at Florence Heri-Tech

Art conservation meets science at Florence Heri-Tech

The next Salone dell’Arte e del Restauro will be on 16-18 May ’18 at the Palazzo dei Congressi, Florence (I). This year’s edition presents an important new element: alongside the usual event, an international conference Florence Heri-tech has been organized (deadline for abstracts submission 15 Nov ’17). The international scientific community will gather to discuss about conservation, diagnostic and fruition […]

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A small island with big plans!

A small island with big plans!

Procida, a small island in the bay of Naples, became the protagonist of a conference focused on the possibility for it of being a recuperation model in the broadest sense. Its historical heritage could in fact become the engine of economic and cultural wealth. “The Island of Procida: the sustainable rebirth and the beauty economy” is the title […]

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Paintings out of jail: the restoration of the paintings of Porto Azzurro.

Paintings out of jail: the restoration of the paintings of Porto Azzurro.

On the 9th of April, at SACI (www.saci.florence.edu) a symposium was held on the paintings belonging to the Church of San Giacomo Maggiore the Fort of Elba, now the chapel of the current penitentiary. The Symposium was an interesting opportunity to learn, thanks to the Superintendent of Pisa, Dott. Francesco D’Anselmo, the official Amedeo Mercurio and to Dr. […]

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CARAVAGGIO OR NOT CARAVAGGIO?

CARAVAGGIO OR NOT CARAVAGGIO?

For Art-Test, the Aiar appointment is double. If you have missed the interesting workshop on Caravaggio last April in Empoli, you can take the opportunity to see the work of Art-Test in conjunction with S.T. Art-Test entitled “Caravaggio or not Caravaggio? Preliminary scientific evidence for the attribution of the St. John the Baptist of Empoli […]

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No Photoshop, thanks! WIFS 2015

No Photoshop, thanks! WIFS 2015

  During the “7th IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS) 2015″, on November 19, a paper by L.Pronti, P. Ferrara, F.Uccheddu, A. Pelagotti and A.Piva entitled “Identification of pictorial materials by means of optimized multispectral reflectance image processing.” will be presented. The work relates to the analysis of the limits and the […]

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Caravaggio keeps raising interest

Caravaggio keeps raising interest

A conference about the influence of the Lombard painter in Northern Europe is scheduled for the end of November at the Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht (NL). The conference aims to shed new light on the diversity of artistic responses derived from the works painted by Caravaggio during the first decades of the seventeenth century. Interesting is also the proposal to […]

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Art and(is) Science

Art and(is) Science

We are happy to invite you to “Sotto-sopra, quando le indagini rivoluzionano la conoscenza di un’opera d’arte!” : an event conceived by S.T.Art-Test  and Art-test, and organized in collaboration with the Gallery of Modern Art and the Culture Department of the City of Palermo, and the “Youth Committee: Sicily region – Italian National Commission for […]

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Art and(is) Science: together again

Art and(is) Science: together again

Preparations are underway for the second edition and Art and(is) Science! Following the success of last year, Aiar (Italian Association of Archaeometry) organizes for the first weekend of November, together with the initiative of Mibact “A Sunday at the Museum”, a new national meeting entirely dedicated to the interaction between art and science, culture, society […]

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