Plastics conservation centre opens in Italy

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Naples

A new centre for research into the conservation of plastics has recently opened in Naples, funded by Italian art collector Maria Pia Incutti. Plart is described as ‘a polyfunctional space dedicated to scientific research and technological innovation for the recovery, restoration and conservation of works of art and design in plastic’. The centre will contain a museum for the display of objects from the Incutti collection, a library devoted to literature about plastics, and a laboratory for researching and developing non-destructive methods of plastics conservation.

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Please can you send me more information about activities of Plastic conservation centre? Do it intend also collaborate with institutions from abroad?
Sincerely yours,
Petr Kotlik,
Department of chemical technology of monument conservation
Institute of chemical technology Prague