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New book on authenticity and replication

From: James Black <info<-a>
Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014
The papers in this recently published full colour illustrated
Archetype title address the concepts of authenticity and replication
in the interpretation, display and conservation of cultural

    Authenticity and replication: The real thing in art and
    conservation. Edited by Rebecca Gordon, Erma Hermens, Frances

    Published 2014 by Archetype Publications Ltd, London

    Binding: Paperback
    Dimensions: 246 x 175 mm
    Pages: 224


    Opening thoughts
    'Indisputable authenticity': engaging with the real in the
        Mary M. Brooks

    Challenging authenticities and the 'real thing' Bringing the
    past to life? Exploring the role of authenticity in developing
    young people's historical understanding
        Ceri Jones

    Conservation of Japanese paintings on paper and silk: tradition
    and innovation
        Keisuke Sugiyama

    Baskinta's Mother(s) of God: one strainer with two paintings
    found in the Convent of Saint Sassine in Lebanon
        Kerstin Khalife, Cristoph Krekel and Aline El Maalouf

    Twenty-first century approaches to reframing Italian Renaissance
    panels at the National Gallery
        Harriet O'Neill

    Differing interpretations of the authenticity of an Ushak carpet
    from The Metropolitan Museum of Art
        Giulia Chiostrini

    'And I know damned-well what he wanted!':  Deliberate alteration
    and interpretations of intent in several late sculptures by
    David Smith
        Richard Mulholland

    The Triumph of the Virgin: unravelling authenticities in a
    Glasgow Museums' tapestry
        Sarah Foskett

    Identifying and pursuing authenticity in contemporary art
        Rebecca Gordon

    Artist in conversation "Real Life" questions of authenticity
        Ross Sinclair

    Replication and its relationship with the "real thing":
    Definitions of authenticity: a study of the relationship between
    the reproduction and original Gone With The Wind costumes at the
    Harry Ransom Center
        Jill Morena

    Calling authenticity into question: investigating the production
    of versions and copies in Tudor portraiture
        Sophie Plender and Polly Saltmarsh

    Rediscovering the Unicorn tapestries
        Caron Penney

    Stitching the twenty-first century into a Gilded Age Mansion
        Alexandra Allardt

    Dressing up for the Preston Guild: a 'very admirable and correct
        Uthra Rajgopal

    Authenticity in the revival of Orthodox ecclesiastical
    embroidery in post-Soviet Russia
        Luba Dovgan Nurse, Dinah Eastop and Mary M. Brooks

    Experiencing the authentic: the reconstruction of the Tingelstad
    frontal, a Norwegian altar frontal from the 13th century
        Katrine Scharffenberg and Anne Milnes

    How to keep what was intended to be temporarily functional?
    Reflections on decision-making for the conservation of
    polyurethane ready-to-wear fashion Susana Franca de Sa, Joana
    Lia Ferreira, Ana Maria Ramos, Barbara Coutinho
        and Rita Macedo

    Cultural heritage online: questions of authenticity, authority
    and authorship
        Anna Bulow and Dinah Eastop

More details at


In the USA, this book can be purchased from JG Publishing


Outside the USA, this book can be purchased via the Archetype website


James Black
Archetype Publications
c/o International Academic Projects
1 Birdcage Walk, London SW1H 9JJ
+44 207 380 0800
Fax: 44 207-380-0500

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