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Joint Interim Meeting on Physical Issues in the Conservation of Paintings - Working Groups on Documentation, Paintings, Preventive Conservation

Friday 22 July 2016 (Categories: ICOM-CC, Documentation, Paintings, Preventive Conservation)

ICOM-CC Joint Working Group Interim Meeting on Physical Issues in the Conservation of Paintings: Monitoring, Documenting and Treatment will be held in Paris, France, 29-30 September 2016.

The mechanical and structural behavior of paintings is an important field encompassing a number of topics in conservation ranging from their measurement and evaluation; how to record and document the condition and changes occurring; and how to monitor, analyze and predict potential problems. The interim meeting will bring together a diverse range of experts and professionals to address the various issues, methodologies, research and solutions currently being used.

Conference Program

The conference will feature 26 presentations over two days and will include sessions on Tools & Documentation, Painting Support, Paint Layers, Conservation as well as a special session on environmental guidelines. For more details, see the conference program.


The conference will take place over two days (29-30th September 2016) and is organized by the ICOM-CC Documentation, Paintings and Preventive Conservation Working Groups in association with the Institut National du Patrimoine (INP) and the University of Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne.


Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art (INHA), 6 rue des Petits Champs, Paris 75002, France


Attendance at the 2 day conference is free of charge. All conference-goers must, however, be registered via the conference website.


For further details please visit the conference website:

or email

Conference Website

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