Interviews and footage

Within the project “Memoire” the Associazione Giovanni Secco Suardo conducted the interviews with Italian, French, and Belgian conservators-restorers and historians with the collaboration of Theo-Antoine Hermanes, Yves Robert, Gian Giuseppe Simeone, Ségolène Bergeon Langle, and Philippe D’Hugues;
and the Hochschule fur Bildende Kunste Dresden, in the person of Ulrich Schiessl, for the German ones:

  • Pinin Brambilla Barcilon (Italy)
  • Paolo Cadorin (Italy)
  • Gianluigi Colalucci (Italy)
  • Laura Mora (Italy)
  • Raffaella Rossi Manaresi (Italy)
  • Giorgio Torraca (Italy)
  • Maud Chocqueel (France)
  • Gilberte Emile-Mâle (France)
  • Francoise Flieder (France)
  • Jacques Joyerot (France)
  • Renée Lichtig (France)
  • Agnes Ballestrem (Belgium)
  • Pierrick De Henau (Belgium)
  • Nicole Goetghebeur (Belgium)
  • Paul Philippot (Belgium)
  • Rolf E. Straub (Germany)
  • Roland Moeller (Germany)
  • Hermann Kühn (Germany)
  • Joachim Haag (Germany)
  • Mechthild Flury Lemberg (Germany)

The interviews are available for consultation; interested scholars can request them by sending an email to the dedicated address:


As part of the “RRM – Restorers and Restorations in Museum” project, thanks to the participation of six museums in the city of Milan, films were made tracing the conservation history of the works through the oldest restorations to the present day: