Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes – the Last Judgement from ArtWatch

Yet more depressing evidence of the disastrous effects of the so-called restoration of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes. More power to ArtWatch for pursuing this case relentlessly and courageously for so long.  Will conservation practices change?  Only if those responsible for these mistakes acknowledge them – and there is still no sign of that happening. http://artwatchuk.wordpress.com/2013/03/28/28th-march-2013/ Advertisements

A Bigger Picture: why contemporary art curators need to get out more

Those responsible for building public collections of contemporary art suffer from tunnel-vision and need to expand their horizons, says David Barrie, former diplomat, and ex-director of both The Art Fund and The Japan Festival 1991