Paintings conservation

Paintings conservators are acquainted with conservation works of art on wood and canvas – icons, polychrome wooden sculptures, paintings on canvas, modern and contemporary art. Different conservation methods and materials together with historical painting techniques and materials are combined with practical conservation work. Conservation of picture frames and gilding techniques are also topics covered during the study programme. Material analysis based on chemistry and biology fomr an essential part of problem solving in paintings conservation. Studies in the field of collections care and preventive conservation studies are also included in the curriculum.

Contact Information

Lecturer Tannar Ruuben
+358 20 7835328

E-mail addresses: firstname.lastname@metropolia.fi