Department of Conservation & Technology

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The research within the department of Conservation & Technology covers a wide variety of topics and disciplines within the field of the conservation of easel paintings including technical art historyconservation science and the development of conservation treatments. Apart from the research undertaken by members of staff there are three research fellows, one post-doctoral researcher and five PhD students.

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Painting Chemical Compounds
Paint Chemical Compounds
Pigments Chemical Compounds
Surface-Active Agents Chemical Compounds
Chemical analysis Engineering & Materials Science
Temperature Engineering & Materials Science
pigments Physics & Astronomy
Varnish Chemical Compounds

Research Output 1984 2016

'Making paint in the 20th Century: the Talens Archive'

Burnstock, A., Jan van den Berg, K., van Gurp, F., Bayliss, S. & Ovink, K. 2016 Sources in Art Technology, Back to Basics. Eyb-Green, S., Townshend, J. H., Pilz, K., Kroustallis, S. & van Leeuwen, I. (eds.). Archetype, p. 43-50

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

‘Water senstivity of modern oil paint films’

Burnstock, A., Lee, J., Jan van den Berg, K. & Ormsby, B. 2016 VII Congress C&C 2015 Proceedings. CESMAR7 and Il Prato Publishing

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

'André Derain Trees by a Lake: Le Parc de Carrières-Saint-Denis Cleo Nisse'

Burnstock, A. & Whitlum-Cooper, F. 2015 In : Art Matters. 6, p. 10-19

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle