"Lessons Learned - Reflecting on the Theory and Practice of Mosaic Conservation" by . Abed

Lessons Learned - Reflecting on the Theory and Practice of Mosaic Conservation . Abed

Getty Publications -
Paperback / softback
Publication date:
21 Aug 2008
Getty Conservation Institute,US
432 pages: 278 x 229 x 26mm
200 full-colour & 150 b&w illustrations

In 2005, the Institut National du Patrimoine of Tunisia played host to the ninth Triennial meeting of the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics (ICCM). The meeting focused on assessing past practices of mosaic conservation, both in situ and in museums."Lessons Learned" is a richly illustrated volume that provides readers with a comprehensive record of the conference proceedings.The fifty-three papers - with contributions from more than 80 leading professionals in the field - reflect the conference's principle themes: Evaluating Mosaic Practice, Caring for Mosaics in Museums, Documenting and Assessing Sites at Risk, Managing Sites with Mosaics, Sheltering Mosaics, and Training of Conservation Practitioners.

Aicha Ben Abed is director of monuments and sites at the INP, Tunisia. Martha Demos & Thomas Roby are senior project specialists at the Getty Conservation Institute.