33rd International Symposium on the Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property

Restoration of Japanese  - Advanced Technology and Traditional Techniques -

Program

November12, Thursday

9:00- Registration
10:20-10:30 Opening address
1 The Status Quo of the Restoration of Japanese Paintings
1-1 In Japan
10:30-11:30 Principles of the restoration of Japanese paintings as cultural property
KIHARA Toshie / Agency for Cultural Affairs / Japan
11:30-12:00 The role of science in the restoration of Japanese paintings
KAWANOBE Wataru / NRICP T* / Japan
1-2 In the West
13:30-14:15 Conservation of Japanese paintings at The British Museum in London
SUGIYAMA Keisuke and Joanna M. Kosek / The British Museum / UK
14:15-15:00 The conservation of East Asian paintings at The Cleveland Museum of Art
Jennifer Perry / The Cleveland Museum of Art / USA
15:15-16:00 Conservation of Japanese paintings in an overseas studio
NAKAYAMA Shunsuke / NRICP T* / Japan
18:00- Reception
November13, Friday
2 Restoration Materials and Techniques
10:30-11:00 Historical changes in the varieties of washi
OKAWA Akinori / Researcher of washi-making techniques / Japan
11:00-11:30 The durability of washi
INABA Masamitsu / Tokyo University of the Arts / Japan
11:10-11:40
※canceled
Use of washi for paper restoration in Germany
Claus-Ullrich Simon / German Museum of Technology Berlin / Germany
11:30-12:00 Trends in infilling paper and infilling silk
/ KATO Masato / NRICP T* / Japan
13:30-14:00 Nori and funori for the restoration of Japanese paintings: Starch paste, aged paste and seaweed paste
HAYAKAWA Noriko / NRICP T* / Japan
14:00-14:30 Nikawa: Animal glue in Japan
MORITA Tsuneyuki / National Museum of Ethnology, Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies / Japan
14:50-15:50 Collaboration of traditional techniques and science technology for the restoration of Japanese paintings
TAGURO Tokuichi / The Association for Conservation of National Treasures / Japan, KAWANOBE Wataru and KATO Masato / NRICP T* / Japan
15:50-16:50 New materials and new techniques: Scientific support and the restorers’ choice
YAMAMOTO Noriko / The Association for Conservation of National Treasures / Japan, HAYAKAWA Noriko / NRICP T* / Japan
November14, Saturday
3 Restoration and Science
10:00-11:00 The tradition of scientific research and paintings conservation at the Freer Gallery of Art
Blythe McCarthy / Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution / USA
11:00-12:00 Conservation and scientific analysis of the Japanese painting collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Jacki Elgar / Museum of Fine Arts, Boston / USA
13:30-14:30 Work of a contemporary facility transmitting tradition: Case of the Kyushu National Museum
HONDA Mitsuko, FUJITA Reio and SHIGA Satoshi/ Kyushu National Museum / Japan
4 Summary
14:50-15:50 Discussion
15:50-16:00 Closing address

* National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo

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