New book traces conservation of Jeddah sculpture trail

Important collection of 20th-century public art includes work by Henry Moore and Joan Miró

Published online: 27 September 2014

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Pennsylvania garden spends floods of cash on fountain repairs

Longwood Gardens wants to update its century-old plumbing system

Published online: 25 September 2014

Unfinished work by Leonardo nearly restored

The artist never completed Adoration of the Magi, but conservation work has revealed a “richer theological dimension”

Published online: 24 September 2014

Altamira caves to remain open until next year

Limited entry experiment finds visitors’ impact on the paintings to be “virtually imperceptible”

Published online: 24 September 2014

Empress’s first portrait restored

Painting commissioned from US artist in 1903 returns to Smithsonian for extensive work

Published online: 23 September 2014

Hailstorm does €1.5m worth of damage to Florence's museums

Last week’s intense downpour caused leaks in a number of historic buildings

Published online: 22 September 2014


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