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Subject: Exhibition on conservation

Exhibition on conservation

From: Hanna Szczepanowska <hannas>
Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2001
The National Polish Artist Association, Torun Chapter, organized a
90-year retrospective exhibition of  conservation work carried out
by graduates of the University of Nicolaus Copernicus, Torun,
Poland. The opening took place on November 19th 2001 and the exhibit
will remain on viewing through December 2001, in Torun, Poland. The
exhibition was sponsored by The Conservator General, Ministry of
Culture, Department of Tourism and Culture of  City of Torun, and
various conservation related organizations.

140 participants exhibited posters illustrating their conservation
work carried out in Poland and numerous countries in Europe,
Australia, North Africa, and USA.  Posters are on display in one of
the Merchants Hall in the Medieval City Hall, currently the Regional
Museum in Torun, Poland.

A richly illustrated, 285 page-catalog contains color photographs of
a variety of the conservation projects performed on murals, stone
sculptures, Medieval and Baroque Churches, glass and metal objects,
oil paintings, paper and leather art and artifacts. Conservators'
profiles are included, in Polish.

The exhibit catalog is available from the Torun-Chapter of the
National Artist Association; Torun 87-100, ul Ducha Sw. 8/10/12;
+48 56 62 22606.

Hanna Szczepanowska


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