Seminar of restoration and preventive conservation. Pastel technique: specificities of its conservation and restoration

Conference aimed at professionals of conservation, with the aims of presenting the results of the restoration process of the work Portrait of the mother of the artist (Pablo Picasso, 1896, pastel on paper), an emblematic piece from the Collection of the museum, and of looking in-depth at the issue of preventive conservation of pastel.

With the collaboration of several specialists, the conference will deal with the conservation of the unfixed techniques such as pastel and charcoal and the systems of framing and packaging for their shipping.

PROGRAMME:

28th February

9:00am Registration
9:30am Welcome and presentation of the conference

Bernardo Laniado-Romero, Director, Museu Picasso

Reyes Jiménez, Head of the Department of Preventive Conservation and Restoration, MPB

Anna Vélez, restorer, Department of Preventive Conservation and Restoration, MPB

10:00 to 11:30am Intervention of conservation and restoration of the Portrait of the mother of the artist

Reyes Jiménez

Carme Bello and Àngels Borrell, directors of Estudi B2, Barcelona 

11:30am 12 noon Break
12:00 to 1:30pm Restoration of pastel: treatment and framing

Cécile Gombaud, conservator of works on paper, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

1:30 to 3:30pm

Break and free visit to the presentation of the restoration of the Portrait of the mother of the artist - Groups A and B on specified schedule

3:30 to 4:30pm Loan and exhibiting of pastels: preventive conservation measures. The case of the Museu Antoine Lécuyer (Saint-Quentin, France)

Florence Herrenschmidt, consultant in preventive conservation, Conservation of graphic documents, Paris

4:30 to 5:30pm Two proposals for framing pastels with non-adhesive mounting

Olivier Masson, conserver of works on paper, Zurich

5:30pm

Free visit to the presentation of the restoration of the Portrait of the mother of the artist - Group C

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  • Thursday 28th February
  • Simultaneous translation will be included Spanish / French
  • Access free of charge, limited capacity
  • It is necessary to book beforehand: museupicasso_reserves@bcn.cat

Sala d'Actes, Museu Picasso - Plaça Sabartés 1