A Pastilli chair by Eero Aarnio – further research into reversible gloss and colour retouching for Glass fibre Reinforced Plastic (GRP) objects
Cécile Thazard / Anne Michelin
Anne MICHELIN is an assistant professor at the Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle (Paris, France) and conducts her research in the Research Center for the Conservation of Collections (USR 3224). She obtained a doctorate in chemistry and physics of materials in 2011 at Pierre et Marie Curie University (Paris 6). Her research focuses on the characterization of ancient materials an*d on the understanding of its alteration processes, especially in the field of heritage conservation. Currently, she works in a team dedicated to the study of color and visual appearance of museum artefacts and develops non-destructive techniques like hyperspectral imaging analysis.
Christine Andraud
Christine ANDRAUD is a professor at the National museum of natural history, in Paris (France). She is head of the “color and visual effects” team of the Centre de Recherche sur la Conservation (CRC). CRC is a national research center carrying out researches for the preservation of museum collections, funded by the French ministry of culture, the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and the National Museum of Natural History (MNHN). Christine Andraud is specialized in optics with strong expertise in complex optical processes generated by light on heterogeneous surfaces; she masters optical modelling and optical measurements.