CAST:ING

CAST:ING (Copper Alloy Sculpture Techniques and history: an International iNterdisciplinary Group) is a project run since 2015 by an international team of conservators, scientists, curators, art historians, historians, archaeologists, archaeometallurgists, and craftspeople, who are studying bronze production of different eras and cultures, particularly in Cambodia.

Associated to the group are: Aurélia Azéma (Laboratoire de recherche des monuments historiques [LRMH]), Pierre Baptiste (Musée national des arts asiatiques – Guimet [MNAAG]), Jane Bassett (J. Paul Getty Museum), Francesca Bewer (Harvard Art Museums), Ann Boulton (Gilcrease Museum), David Bourgarit (Centre de recherche et de restauration des musées de France [C2RMF]), Manon Castelle (C2RMF), Laurence Garenne-Marot (Musée royal d’Afrique centrale), Huot Samnang (National Museum of Cambodia), Joachim Kreutner (Bayerisches Nationalmuseum), Elsa Lambert (C2RMF), Susan La Niece (British Museum), Jeff Maish (J. Paul Getty Museum), Mathilde Mechling (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3 / Universiteit Leiden), Benoît Mille (C2RMF), Dominique Robcis (C2RMF), Donna Strahan (Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery), Annick Texier (LRMH), Brice Vincent (École française d’Extrême-Orient), Jeremy Warren (Independent scholar), Ittai Weinryb (Bard Graduate Center), Jean-Marie Welter (Independent scholar).

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Photo: Standing Buddha bronze statue (H: 49 cm), 6-7th centuries, from Kompong Leng (Kompong Chhnang), National Museum of Cambodia

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