Here The Muse of Fine Arts considers aspects of the technology and fine art of art restoration.
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About this feature
The Muse defines art restoration as:
- The act of restoring, renovating, renewal, revival, or reestablishment
of a work of fine art.
- A return of a work of fine art to a former, original, normal, or
- Restitution of a work of fine art that has been taken away or lost, or
stolen, then recovered.
- A work or works of fine art that are restored.
- A reconstruction or reproduction of a work of fine art showing it in
its original state.
- Putting a work of fine art back into a former position or dignity.
- Techniques and technology of restoration.
Here The Muse addresses the subject of restoration in all of the
about the period of the
Please do not confuse the restoration of fine art treated in this feature with
the reestablishment of the monarchy in England with the return of Charles II
in 1660, or with the
reign of James II (168588). Of course, many restored pieces of fine art date from this
period but then, many do not.
the Fine Arts Glossary
The Muse Of Fine Arts is pleased to offer this automated glossary of fine
arts terminology. It's a bounty of basic
information about the fine arts which it presents in a simple, direct, and
clear manner. It contains over 500 important terms drawn
from a variety of the fine arts, with definitions that are packed with
interesting and informative content.
- First visit the page called the Fine Arts Glossary, where the glossary
is explained. From there, visit the Glossary and look up fine arts words
'til you bust!
technical aspects of the fine arts
In their classical definition, the fields of fine art are primarily
visual; they include painting, sculpture, drawing, watercolor,
graphics, and architecture. Yet today there are more kinds
of fine art than every before, many of which mitigate or completely
dissolve barriers that in the past restricted the sensory appeal of
fine art to the eyes at the expense of the other four senses.
- Learn more! Explore the fine arts from a technical point of view:
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