Appel à communication : « Conservation of sculpture parks » (Sisak, sept. 2015)

statues4.1272486110Conservation of sculpture parks (Sisak, 14-16 Sept 15) Sisak, Croatia, September 14 – 16, 2015

Deadline: Jan 31, 2015

Arts Academy of the University of Split (Croatia), Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb (Croatia) and Cologne Institute of Conservation Sciences (Germany) are organizing an international conference on conservation of sculpture parks on September 14-16, 2015 in Sisak, Croatia. Conservation of outdoor sculpture collections poses many challenges. Sculptures are executed in a wide array of materials, ranging from metal and stone to cement and plastics. Harsh and varied outdoor conditions accelerate the degradation of materials and reduce their lifetime. How can the original appearance of a sculpture be determined? How can the life and appearance of outdoor sculpture collections be extended? . . . → En lire plus