Preliminary results of an ongoing research project on painting materials in Norway during WW1 and post-war are presented in this text from a poster.
Our conservators examine, restore, conduct research and provide professional advice on conservation of art and historic buildings.
Paintings and sculptures
Visual works of art have to be pro-actively maintained to preserve their aesthetic, cultural historical and financial value.
NIKU carries out condition assessments of art and interiors for museums, other institutions and private owners.
NIKU offers x-ray surveys as a method for documenting and surveying cultural heritage objects.
Wall-mounted décor and older wallpaper have to be pro-actively maintained to preserve their cultural historical, aesthetic and financial value.
Muralmalerier og mosaikk
NIKU tilstandsvurderer og konserverer fresker, kalkmalerier, moderne veggmalerier og mosaikk.
Architectural Paint Research
Investigating finishes and surfaces of Norway’s built heritage by tracing colours and decorative schemes.
This is a few examples of our projects
A glimpse into the paint market in Norway in times of war
Paint your house with cod liver oil!
Helgeland Museum and the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research at the painting conservator Tone Olstad in collaboration with Vel Bevart! Arranged recently a tran painting workshop at Vega.
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