The future of the twentieth century: collecting, interpreting and conserving modern materials
Rogerson, Cordelia and Garside, Paul (eds.) (2006) The future of the twentieth century: collecting, interpreting and conserving modern materials, London, UK, Archetype Publications, 143pp.
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Modern materials, whether as art or everyday objects, are the basis of the comtermporary material world. Accordingly objects encountered in museums and collections increasingly represent a broad spectrum of materials whose preservation may be without precedent. The conference considers modern materials in the textile field as a subject area in its own right. Topics range from familiar textile types, such as costume, to more unusual applications in suitcases, wall hangings, furniture and theatre scenery; other papers prompt the reader to consider what makes a textile modern.
|Keywords:||textile, modern materials, conservation, plastics, analytical science, curatorship, artists, creation, collecting, interpretation|
|Subjects:||N Fine Arts > NM Artefact
T Technology > TP Chemical technology
T Technology > TT Handicrafts Arts and crafts
Q Science > QD Chemistry
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts Applied arts Decoration and ornament
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Art
|Date Deposited:||29 Jun 2006|
|Last Modified:||31 Mar 2016 12:10|
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