Strategy for the preservation of plastic artefacts in museum collections
FP7 Project with U.S. partner
Short name and number
Environment including Climate change
During the twentieth century artists have used plastics and synthetics to create important pieces that are recognized nowadays as masterpieces. Unfortunately some plastics are degrading faster than had been expected and their preservation constitutes a challenge. Their is a lack of knowledge and agreement about the way we can exhibit, clean and store them in order to lower their deterioration speed.
Denmark, France, Italy, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, The Netherlands, United Kingdom and United States.
Name of US Partner
THE J. PAUL GETTY TRUST
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE