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New devices,new studies, connecting science and art at Florence Heri-Tech

What are the latest findings for an optimal removal of black crusts on stone surfaces? What new technique can be used to analyze plastic materials? How to investigate in a non-destructive and safe way the inside of a structure? How to deal with the study and...

Who is the man in the portrait discovered under the Van Gogh painting?

When discoveries concern Vincent Van Gogh’s, news go fast around the world. And this time it was no exception. The painting unveiled thanks to the radiographic campaign carried out on “Peasant’s Head”, preserved in the National Galleries of Scotland, is further...

Social media Revolution for the museums

It was inevitable that the acceleration of digital communication, social sharing, virtual presence, legacy of the pandemic, would shift the focus on the online activities of museums, be them large, medium or small (the classification is exclusively related the...

Anna Bronzoni Catellani

How did you become a restorer? What was your education/training path? My training journey began with the Institute for Art and Restoration Palazzo Spinelli-Nicolini, in Florence many years ago and precisely in 1983, and then continued with the Faculty of Art History...

Armed robbery at TEFAF, our reconstruction and latest developments

At least four men entered undisturbed around 11:30h am on Tuesday 28th June, the third opening day, into the largest art and antiques fair in Europe, where billions of euros worth of items are on sale. The booth before and after the robbery The four, bare-faced, beret...

What is the future of restoration fairs?

We all know well how the last two years went and we are aware that returning to meeting in person, however hoped for, still brought some fears with it. But it was worthed it. In fact meetings and interactions among participants were the best part of the fair. The...

The daring story of a change of dress that had to remain secret

The exhibition that Piacenza dedicated to the father of the Viennese Secession with the title Klimt, the man, the artist, his world, will close on next 24 July. The reason for the choice of topic is easily said: one of the only three masterpieces by the Viennese...

4 fairs in 4 days

After a couple of years of hesitation and postponements, 4 of the most important art & antiques fairs decided to open in the same period. Art Basel was held from June 16th to 19th, then BRAFA in Brussels from June 19th to 26th, TEFAF is running in Maastricht (NL)...

Silvia Fiaschi

Silvia, how did you become a restorer? What was your training path? Since primary school I have shown a certain predisposition to drawing and manual skills that my family has always supported by enrolling me in private painting courses. Attending the Martenot Art...

Green gold

How "natural" is the countryside? How has it changed over the centuries and why? To answer these questions, paintings are also useful, as they are sort of snapshots of the past. At the beginning of the fifteenth century, Luca del Sera, a partner of Francesco di Marco...

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Silvia Fiaschi

Silvia Fiaschi

Silvia, how did you become a restorer? What was your training path? Since primary school I have shown a certain predisposition to drawing and manual skills that my family has always supported by enrolling me in private painting courses. Attending the Martenot Art...

DISCOVERIES

4 fairs in 4 days

4 fairs in 4 days

After a couple of years of hesitation and postponements, 4 of the most important art & antiques fairs decided to open in the same period. Art Basel was held from June 16th to 19th, then BRAFA in Brussels from June 19th to 26th, TEFAF is running in Maastricht (NL)...

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MOSTRE

4 fairs in 4 days

4 fairs in 4 days

After a couple of years of hesitation and postponements, 4 of the most important art & antiques fairs decided to open in the same period. Art Basel was held from June 16th to 19th, then BRAFA in Brussels from June 19th to 26th, TEFAF is running in Maastricht (NL)...

Do not miss Florence Heritech

Do not miss Florence Heritech

After an “online only” last edition and with the goal to create synergy between Cultural Heritage and New Technologies, the conference Florence Heritech will take place in Florence from 16 to 18 May 2022, in same place and at the same time as the Florence Biennial Art...

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Anna Bronzoni Catellani

Anna Bronzoni Catellani

How did you become a restorer? What was your education/training path? My training journey began with the Institute for Art and Restoration Palazzo Spinelli-Nicolini, in Florence many years ago and precisely in 1983, and then continued with the Faculty of Art History...