Watch conservators restore a vandalized Rothko, submerge a Dickens manuscript in water, and preserve Lonesome George—the iconic Galapagos tortoise—for generations to come.
The paper conservators at Alvarez Fine Arts Services, a private studio in New York, restore everything from Matisse prints to beloved family heirlooms.
From rescuing George Washington, to repairing ancient papyrus scrolls, the caretakers of the Brooklyn Museum’s collection gave us a tour of their inner sanctum.
Microscopic views of textiles and threads help conservators string together clues about an object’s making.
Guerrilla art gets its own team of guerrilla conservators.
When art goes off script, those in charge of its survival have to follow.
Restoration artist Aldo Peaucelle shows us how to save a painting.
Digital facsimiles ensure originals remain intact—but how do they affect the way we experience art?
Wooden art objects have lovely lines, inside and out.
Medical imaging was used to identify the minuscule fetal skeleton bundled inside a coffin in the Fitzwilliam Museum's collection.
The challenges of digital data preservation are hitting the cinema sector, and it's a doozie.