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The Otsuka Museum of Art in Tokushima features a full-sized replica of the Sistine Chapel. Kzaral/Flickr

Imitation game: how copies can solve our cultural heritage crises

Increasingly sophisticated technology allows us to make close-to-perfect copies of everything from paintings to burial chambers. Can a replica bring artefacts to new audiences?
Intervention by a conservator on an object has to be reversible. IAEA Imagebank

Explainer: what does an art conservationist do?

Cultural conservation is concerned with how cultural material is preserved as it moves from the past, through the present and into the future. This material may be books in libraries, documents in archives…

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