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RECH6 - 6th International Meeting on Retouching of Cultural Heritage

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RECH6 - 6th International Meeting on Retouching of Cultural Heritage


The RECH Biennial Meeting is one of the largest educational and scientific events in the field of Retouching, an ideal venue for conservators and scientists to present the results of their research on retouching. The main focus will be to promote the exchange of ideas, concepts, terminology, methods, techniques and materials applied during the retouching process in different areas of conservation: mural painting, easel painting, sculpture, graphic documentation, architecture, plasterwork, photography, contemporary art, among others.

This Meeting aims to address retouching by encouraging papers that contribute to a deeper understanding the knowledge of this final task of the conservation and restoration intervention. The main theme embraces the concepts of retouching, the criteria and limits in the retouching process, the bad impact of retouching on heritage and its technical and scientific developments. This Meeting will discuss real life approaches to retouching, focusing on practical solutions and on th exchange of experiences.

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