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Conservation of wall paintings at the Golden Temple(Sri Harmandar Saheb Ji), Amritsar, India

Namita JaspalHeritage Preservation Atelier, Chandigarh, Indianamitajaspal72@gmail.com, heritage.atelier@gmail.comhttp://www.heritagepreservationatelier.comKeywords – Sikh art, Mural paintings, Conservation, Religion AbstractThis case study regarding the conservation of wall paintings at The Golden Temple (Sri Harmandar Saheb Ji) Amritsar, India, intends to highlight some specific conservation issues related to the active religious sites that are historically very important and have huge role in linking present and future religious beliefs to their origin … Continue reading Conservation of wall paintings at the Golden Temple(Sri Harmandar Saheb Ji), Amritsar, India

Sri Harmandar Saheb Ji and First attempts in Art Conservation (2013)

Conservation approach  Collaboration between community, religious heads, management, historians and conservation scientists is a remarkable involvement for the sacred cause of Conservation and Preservation of wall paintings of Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji. The conservation approach has to deal with multiple interwoven issues. Some points to consider were: Whether we need to explore the under-drawings, belonging to various eras, at this stage How to make conservation … Continue reading Sri Harmandar Saheb Ji and First attempts in Art Conservation (2013)

Restoring memories at Sri Harmandar Saheb Ji

The beginnings of Art Conservation work at Sri Harmandar Saheb Ji… Much of the conservation work on the first floor was completed by mid 2014… After this, it took many months for the finishing and doing the added work of ground floor walls and some other areas too… Its a story that needs to be understood for its uniqueness even before being heard…………… Continue reading Restoring memories at Sri Harmandar Saheb Ji

Art conservation of Sri Harmandar Saheb Ji (The Golden Temple), Amritsar, India

Namita Jaspal Heritage Preservation Atelier, Chandigarh, India namitajaspal72@gmail.com; heritage.atelier@gmail.com http://www.heritagepreservationatelier.com Introduction When we are trusted upon the responsibility of doing art conservation services for an active religious site, we tend to get a mixed feeling of gratitude and anxiousness. Gratitude is generally because of the ingrained faith we might have for the sacred site and anxiousness because of the huge level of responsibility that is … Continue reading Art conservation of Sri Harmandar Saheb Ji (The Golden Temple), Amritsar, India