Conservation

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Conservation

Isenheim altarpiece restorers invite visitors in

Laser imaging comes to aid of restoration of 16th-century paintings and sculptures

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Ancient Egypt

Golden touch up: King Tutankhamun's coffin undergoes first ever restoration at new Grand Egyptian Museum

Famous Ancient Egyptian artefact transferred from Luxor tomb to Cairo for delicate conservation work ahead of museum opening

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Cathedral of Notre Dame

New law regarding Notre Dame says restoration must preserve its 'historic, artistic and architectural interest'

But attempts in the senate to ensure it will look as before the fire were dropped from the final version

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Attribution

Hidden number discovered in conservation helps reveal painting is from Titian's workshop

Part of the Wellington Collection in London, the picture was originally believed to be by a minor north Italian artist

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Cathedral of Notre Dame

'Robin Hood' environmental group files lawsuit over lead fumes near Notre Dame

Complaint accuses authorities of failing to protect locals from potential health risks after fire

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Conservation

A Wall Street lobby restored to its former glory

A vast Art Deco mosaic celebrates the artistry of its overlooked creator

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Unesco

In a first, Unesco gives Frank Lloyd Wright buildings World Heritage status

US architect's distinctive designs are among 29 cultural sites recognised for their “outstanding value to humanity”

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Venice

Dramatic speech in Baku challenges Unesco’s support for damaging Venice cruise ship decision

The non-governmental organisation Europa Nostra recommends that the World Heritage Committee put the lagoon city on the endangered list