CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS FOR RESTORATION

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Code
65094
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 8453 Conservation of Cultural Heritage (L-1) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
CHIM/12
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Conservation of Cultural Heritage)
semester
2° Semester

OVERVIEW

The course regards the materials belonging to the Cultural Heritage, their properties, the degradation and their restauration

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The aim of the course is the study of materials belonging to the Cultural Heritage, their degradation and the methodologies for their conservation and restauration. 

TEACHING METHODS

In presence. Some slides of the course on Aulaweb

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The main topics of the course are materials belonging to the Cultural Heritage, as artistic paintings with binders and pigments, stone, textiles and paper, the process regarding their degradation and the methodologies and products for their conservation and restauration (cleaning, consolidation and protection). Analytical methods to characterize artworks will be considered.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

- M. MATTEINI, A. MOLES, La chimica nel restauro: i materiali nell'arte pittorica, Firenze, Nardini, 1989.
- E. PEDEMONTE, G. FORNARI, Chimica e restauro. La scienza dei materiali per l'architettura, Venezia, Marsilio Ed., 2003.
- E. PEDEMONTE, La carta. Storia, Produzione, Degrado, Restauro. Venezia, Marsilio Ed., 2008.
- E. PEDEMONTE, Fibre tessuti e moda. Storia, Produzione, Degrado, Restauro e Conservazione. Venezia, Marsilio Ed., 2012.
(Part of these texts and Slide of lessons)

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: Daily by appointment

Exam Board

SILVIA VICINI (President)

GIORGIO COSTA

DARIO MASSABO'

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

In presence. Some slides of the course on Aulaweb

LESSONS START

15 March 2018

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral examination with the possibility to make a written exam.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

During the examination it will be verified the achievement of the learning outcomes. When these are not met, the student is invited to extend the study. To ensure uniformity between the examination topics and those actually carried out during the course, is present into the AulaWeb page a detailed program, so that students themselves can verify adherence.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
15/01/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
02/02/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
24/05/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
12/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
28/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
17/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
14/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale