About: Dave Carson

I am the manager of the labs at the Getty Conservation Institute.

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Behind the Scenes at the GCI | Getty Voices

GCI Lab \ Beril Bicer-Simsir
Scientist Beril Bicer-Simsir testing grouts in the Getty Conservation Institute's laboratories.

A relatively new discipline, conservation science merges art and analysis to solve thorny conservation problems. More»

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      Crystal crouching Venus from the 1st century B.C.

      Statuettes like this one can help preserve the original (now lost) large-scale sculpture’s appearance, and capture the trends in the depictions of popular goddesses from that time.

      04/28/15

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