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Asian Lacquer Symposium

Jul 08, 2013 No Comments by

Buffalo State College recently hosted the Asian Lacquer Symposium, a week-long gathering of a wide range of experts on Asian lacquer. From May 20-24, we met to listen to and discuss work being undertaken on Asian lacquer. Participants included lacquer artists, conservators, art historians, curators, scientists and many more who travelled from all over Asia, […]

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The Conservation of Material Culture in Tropical Climates

Jun 01, 2012 9 Comments by

Silpakorn University recently hosted the 3rd APTCCARN (Asia Pacific Twentieth Century Conservation Art Research Network) Meeting in Nakhon Pathom at the end of April 2012. The conference covered a broad range of topics relevant to the conservation of material culture in tropical climates. Talks were given on three main topics: artists’ materials and materiality, conservation […]

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Collaborative project on Vietnamese lacquer

May 23, 2011 2 Comments by

In January 2010, Asiarta Foundation and the Getty Conservation Institute in Los Angeles initiated a collaborative research project with the aim of investigating Vietnamese lacquer. Initial analytical results are expected towards the end of 2011. Vietnamese lacquer is distinct from lacquer used in the decorative arts in countries such as Japan and China, and has […]

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