Forever Young : the reproduction of photographic artworks as a conservation strategy

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Forever Young : the reproduction of photographic artworks as a conservation strategy

Type: Doctoral Thesis
Title: Forever Young : the reproduction of photographic artworks as a conservation strategy
Author: Marchesi, M.
Issue Date: 2017-11-30
Keywords: Photographic artworks
Reproduction
Conservation theory
Photography theory
Contingent and constituent features
Multiple autographic work
John Baldessari
Jan Dibbets
Gerald van der Kaap
Moral Rights
Abstract: Photographs, because of their chemical make up, are inherently unstable. The process of degradation is relatively fast and cannot be turned around. This puts both artists and conservators in a difficult position. The idea of reproducing old photographs in order to be able to present them 'the way they were meant when first created'is attractive to many contemporary artists as well to museums. However, the concept of the reproduction of photographic artworks as a fountain of eternal youth that protracts a flawless condition is not without problems. Eternal youth comes at a price. That price varies with each individual work of art. Forever Young examines the reproduction of four photographic artworks as a conservation strategy from the vantage point of a conservator working in a museum of contemporary art. This dissertation explores a vast issue in modern and contemporary art. It is a first attempt in its field and will undoubtedly be start for many future research and scholarly discussion.
Promotor: Supervisor: Zijlmans K., Laurenson P. Co-Supervisor: Westgeest H.
Faculty: Humanities
University: Leiden
Uri: urn:isbn:9789462338012
Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/59473
 

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