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Technical Examination and Imaging

technical exacmination

This month Grove Art publishes a suite of articles on technical examination and imaging, detailing analytical techniques used in this scientific area of art conservation, which can pinpoint preservation concerns and shed light on an object’s mysterious past.

Tina Modotti

Tina Modotti

Tina Modotti’s photographs reflect the depth of her political convictions and her attention to the invisible workings of power in Mexico in the early 20th century.

In this update, Grove Art publishes 8 new articles and 5 new images, as well as 50 revised articles and an additional 42 emendations. 

Explore the full list of what has been recently published and revised on Oxford Art Online.

Dulwich Pink Gallery

Collection Guides

Join Oxford Art Online on a tour of unique art collections around the world! Written by experts and curators, our Collection Guides present the history and highlights of museums and galleries.

Pronunciation Guide for Artist Names

Pronunciation Guide for Artist Names

Explore the new Grove Art pronunciation guide to the names of modern and contemporary artists.  Listen to recordings of scholars pronouncing a selection of names from Ann Demeulemeester to Cai Guo-Qiang to Francisco Zúñiga.

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UpdateGAO is an ongoing initiative to revise Grove’s articles in collaboration with their original authors, yielding updates to reflect recent developments and new scholarship. Have you contributed to Grove and want to update your article(s)? Let us know.

Christies employees taking phone bids at an auction

Latin American Art

Grove Art continues a major initiative to revise and expand Grove’s content on Latin American art and architecture. Led by Tom Cummins at Harvard University, this project includes scholarship on topics from the Pre-Columbian period to present day.