The conservation of artifacts already in museum care is highlighted more often than the repairs creators make to their own objects.
ANTIGUA, Guatemala — The Cathedral of San Francisco in the colonial town of Antigua, Guatemala, was first built by the Spanish in the 16th century, but it’s as alive today as a center of worship as it ever was.
The Great Wall was once China’s most fearsome defense.
They say you don’t realize what you were missing until you get it. Well, New York City was missing a building for showing modern and contemporary art.
Two Cézanne sketches found by conservators at the Barnes Foundation earlier this year went on view at the collection in Philadelphia today.
Designer Bryan James was inspired to create the online project “In Pieces” as a “reminder of the beauty we are on the verge of losing as every moment passes.”
In 1972, the Land Art pioneer Michael Heizer began buying up tracts of land near Nevada’s Garden and Coal valleys.
“Painting can never show her nose in company with architecture but to have it snubbed,” J.M.W. Turner once said.
What would you do if you accidentally broke one of the world’s most valuable relics?
Glue it back together? Quickly? Before anyone noticed?
This week, the first awardees in the new Keeping It Modern grant initiative from the Getty Foundation were announced for 20th-century modernist architecture that requires long-term conservation planning.
Three architectural wonders from 12th century Afghanistan are currently in danger of collapse: the minaret of Jam in Ghur province and the two “Victory Towers” in Ghazni
In the United States, funerals often seem to be at war with death’s decay. Rather than let our bodies decompose into the soil, we embalm and coat them in makeup, seal them in wood and metal caskets, lower them into waterproof vaults.