Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Hawthorn - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours of lectures/seminars/workshops |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||nil|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||nil|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
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This unit provides an introduction to conservation and analytical techniques employed in the process of art authentication. It focuses on the visual and scientific processes employed in the practical aspects of authentication. The practical applications and the process of selecting appropriate analytical techniques, including infra red imaging, x-radiography, Raman infra red spectroscopy, Fourier transform Infra Red Spectroscopy and Scanning Electron Microscopy, are discussed and the characteristics of different processes are examined.
|Objectives:||Students who successfully complete this subject will: |
• Have an understanding of the complexities, strengths and weaknesses of the application of scientific analytical procedures to the authentication process
• Understand the basic practical applications of the range of techniques covered
• Be competent in choosing the appropriate methods for specific purposes
|Assessment:||Written work, including a laboratory workbook, totalling 4,000 words|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Students who successfully complete this unit will:
Have an understanding of the complexities, strengths and weaknesses of the application of scientific analytical procedures to the authentication process
Understand the basic practical applications of the range of techniques covered
Be competent in choosing the appropriate methods for specific purposes
|Links to further information:||http://www.mccp.unimelb.edu.au/courses/award-courses/graduate-certificate/art-authentication|
Graduate Certificate in Art Authentication |
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