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ICON Gilding and Decorative Surfaces Group Conference

From: Claire Daly <claire.daly<-at->
Date: Thursday, January 29, 2009
Icon Gilding and Decorative Surfaces Group Conference:

Picturing the Frame: Attitudes, context and treatment, from
    conception to consolidation
Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
66 Portland Place
London W1B 1AD

Wednesday 22 April, 2009

9am         Registration
9:30am      Start
5pm         Close


    Welcome by the Chair
    An introduction to a forthcoming V&A frames publication

First session

    Returning a Ben Nicholson painting to its original? frame
    Alastair Johnson
    Frames conservator, Tate

    The restoration of 6 frames from the wedding-room in the town
    hall of the 19th arrondissement in Paris
    Marie Dubost, Gilder
    Emmanuelle Hincelin and Marlene Margez, paper conservators

Morning break

Second session

    The development of the composition ornament trade in England
    Victoria Doran, Freelance conservator and
    Gerry Alabone, Head of frames conservation, Tate

    Non-traditional gilding: losses compensation in conservation of
    gilded surfaces using selected synthetic polymers: advantages
    and disadvantages
    Malgorzata Sawicki
    Senior conservator, Head of frames conservation, Art Gallery of
    New South Wales


Third session

    Baroque ornaments: rippled en flamed mouldings
    Charles Indekeu
    Professor at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Antwerp

    Conserving picture frames, or not conserving: attitudes in
    Britain 1620-2000
    Jacob Simon
    Chief Curator, National Portrait Gallery

    The conservation of a picture frame
    Paul Ferguson
    Carver and gilder


Afternoon break

Fourth session

    Frames as barriers: a paintings conservator's viewpoint
    Julia Nagle
    paintings conservator



    Closing address by the Chair

For tickets, please contact: suzanne.sacorafou<-at->tate<.>org<.>uk

    UKP55 Students
    UKP75 Icon members
    UKP95 Non members
    Includes refreshments and buffet lunch
    Trade stands and posters

Claire Daly
Icon Gilding and Decorative Surfaces Group - Icon News and
Website Editor
Conservator (Decorative Surfaces)
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

                  Conservation DistList Instance 22:43
                Distributed: Saturday, January 31, 2009
                       Message Id: cdl-22-43-018
Received on Thursday, 29 January, 2009

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