Reflecting on the Theory and Practice of Mosaic Conservation
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Lessons Learned by Aicha Ben Abed
Book DescriptionIn 2005, the Institut National du Patrimoine of Tunisia played host to the ninth Triennial meeting of the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics (ICCM). The meeting focused on assessing past practices of mosaic conservation, both in situ and in museums."Lessons Learned" is a richly illustrated volume that provides readers with a comprehensive record of the conference proceedings.The fifty-three papers - with contributions from more than 80 leading professionals in the field - reflect the conference's principle themes: Evaluating Mosaic Practice, Caring for Mosaics in Museums, Documenting and Assessing Sites at Risk, Managing Sites with Mosaics, Sheltering Mosaics, and Training of Conservation Practitioners.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780892369201
(279mm x 229mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Getty Conservation Institute,US
Publisher: Getty Trust Publications
Publish Date: 21-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Aicha Ben Abed
Tunisian Mosaics, Hardback (January 2007)
Providing profiles of Tunisia's major mosaic sites, this title contains more than 130 full-colour photographs. It offers an introduction this region's mosaic art; also looking at the historical background of Roman Africa. It discusses the development of art in and around the Mediterranean.
Stories in Stone, Hardback (January 2007)» View all books by Aicha Ben Abed
During the reign of the Roman Empire, many of the town houses and rural estates in North Africa were decorated with beautiful mosaics. These works were especially widespread in Tunisia. This volume is structured around 4 themes - Nature, Theatre and Spectacle, Gods and Myths, and Technique - and features 27 mosaics from Tunisia's museums.
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Author Biography - Aicha Ben Abed
Aicha Ben Abed is director of monuments and sites at the INP, Tunisia. Martha Demos & Thomas Roby are senior project specialists at the Getty Conservation Institute.
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