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Altered States: Conservation, Analysis, and the Interpretation of Works of Art, Watson, Wendy M.; et al.

Author Name    Watson, Wendy M.; et al.

Title   Altered States: Conservation, Analysis, and the Interpretation of Works of Art

Binding   Pictorial Wrapper (softcover)

Book Condition   Very Good.

Type   Exhibition Catalogue

Size   4to

Publisher   South Hadley, Mass. Mount Holyoke College Art Museum 1994

Seller ID   000748

176 pages; 33 art works, including paintings, works on paper, objects, sculpture, and furniture; glossary; bibliography. Each work is illustrated more than once and each is accompanied by a comprehensive essay describing the work's condition and its specific problems. Conservation and restoration techniques are explained and illustrated. Chemical and material analysis of the works illuminates our understanding of the artists' use of media and materials. The art is not ignored. Three excellent essays precede the catalogue. A fascinating and worthy exhibition and book.

Price = 22.00 USD



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