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The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

Edited by Gerald Ward

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780195313918
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780195373417 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780195313918.001.0001
The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art offers the most comprehensive, up-to-date information on all aspects of this fundamental area of the visual arts. This reference work provides fascinating historical and current uses of materials and techniques in a wide range of areas from painting and sculpture to non-traditional media such as digital and video art. For anyone who studies, creates, collects, or deals in works of art, this book is an indispensable resource. Coverage includes materials in art practice (e.g. ink, enamel, digital materials); materials in conservation (e.g. adhesives); classes of artifacts (e.g. wallpaper, mosaic, ceramic); techniques and methods (e.g. book binding, gilding, printing, weaving), terms (e.g. rustication), tools (e.g. easel, laser), theory (e.g. technical examination, conservation controversies), fakes & forgeries, and conservation theorists and practitioners.

Book.  415 pages.  681049 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Art Techniques and Principles

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Acrylic painting in The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

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Adhesives in The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

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