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Specialty Group



Members of AIC's Paintings Specialty Group can download issue or volumes of the publications below for free in the group's online Member Community.


The Paintings Specialty Group Postprints, published annually, include papers from the session presenters and highlights from the tips shared during the Paintings Specialty Group lunch at the Annual Meeting. Members receive a free copy with their annual membership.

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Painting Conservation Catalog

The Paintings Conservation Catalog is a catalog of conservation treatments for paintings. The intention is to record a variety of treatment procedures in current use or with a history of use. The catalog is designed for practicing paintings conservators and is intended as an aid in the decision-making process. The project is a collective volunteer effort of the Paintings Specialty Group, with members compiling catalog chapters and making long or short contributions to these chapters. The group has published the first three volumes of the Painting Conservation Catalog: "Varnishes and Surface Coatings," "Stretchers and Strainers," and "Inpainting."

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