The National Gallery of Art Collection
Art + Science = Conservation (#142)
Introduces the concepts of art and science in museum conservation. Takes viewers behind the scenes to a conservation lab and discusses conservation issues related to art objects. Discussion is focused on the effects of light on works of paper, environmental conditions on outdoor sculpture, and the use of varnish on oil painting. [19 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: If you can't take your students to the NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART in Washington D.C., IPTV will bring it to you. Meet national standards in the visual arts for K-12 students, with a wide variety of artists, subjects, techniques and styles.
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