Artistic Arsenals 7: Broken, Bruised, Restored

A live recording of a lecture presented by Dr. Micah Christensen (PhD, History of Art, University College London) at the Beaux-Arts Academy ( on how all art changes over time; including examples of how to identify damage and case studies for how experts restore and conserve works.

Partial Bibliography:

  • David Bomford. A Closer Look: Conservation of Paintings (London: National Gallery of Art, 2009)
  • Johannes Karl Fink. Chemicals and Methods for Conservation and Restoration. (New York: Wiley-Scrivener, 2017)
  • Noémie Étienne. The Restoration of Paintings in Paris, 1750-1815 (Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute, 2017)
  • Knut Nicolaus and Christine Westphal. The Restoration of Paintings (New York: Konemann, 1999)

  • "Tulio Lombardo: After the Fall, A Masterpiece Restored" (New York: Metropolitan Museum)
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