THUNDER COMPACT LASER SYSTEM DONATED TO THE GETTY MUSEUM BY EL.EN. GROUP

During the last G7 summit dedicated to culture, Quanta System, a subsidiary of El.En. Group announced the donation of a laser system to the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. The laser device, a Thunder Compact will be used for the restoration of the museum collections. This contribution has been made in memory of the Syrian archeologist Khaled Asaad, murdered by Isis in Palmira in 2015.

The sculptures, painting and objects of decorative arts housed in the Getty Museum in Los Angeles will be brought to a new life with the help of the Italian laser technology.

The Jean Paul Getty Museum collection is housed in 4 pavilions: north, south, east and west. The permanent exhibition includes works from the Middle Ages until nowadays of both European and North-American art like the masterpieces by world famous painters such as Tiziano, Canaletto, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Rembrandt and Renoir. In addition to the paintings, the Getty museum exhibits sculptures and pieces of decorative art. One of the most famous objects of the collection is the bronze statue of Venus and Cupid, sculpted in 1550 by the Italian sculptor Jacopo Sansovino. The laser Thunder Compact will serve the conservation of art works without affecting their integrity, but enhancing their beauty.