Conservation and Restoration, Conservation and Restoration
2021W, Vorlesungen (VO), 1.0 ECTS, 1.0 semester hours, course number S03305
The aim of this lecture is to understand ‘wood’ as a material from the perspective of conservator-restorer. The principal components of wood, its structure, various types of wood, and physical, chemical and biological properties of wood relevant for conservator-restorers will be explained. The history of wood as a support for paintings, the influence of changes of relative humidity on the wood behaviour and its consequences for damage of paint layers will be discussed.
After completing the course there will be an oral exam.
Lectures will be held in the lecture hall at Salzgries 14/1st or 3rd floor.
The lectures language will be English.
Preliminary dates for WS 2020: … COMING SOON….
Eventual changes of the dates will be announced via base and via email.
Via online registration
Kunst- und Kulturwissenschaften (Master): Electives Area 2: Conservation and Restoration
Conservation and Restoration (1. Section): Naturwissenschaften: Einführung in die Werkstoffkunden
Individual courses: possible