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Jul 06, 2015
The presenters began by explaining that they had changed the title to reflect the emphasis of presentation. The new title became "An exploration of significance and dependency in the conservation of software-based artwork." Based upon their research, the presenters decided to focus on dependencies rather than obsolesence per se. The project was related to PERICLES, […]
Jul 06, 2015
Paintings Conservator Position at Smithsonian Institution Assistant Paintings Conservator One year contract with extension options National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) The National Museum of African American History and Culture of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., is accepting applications for a one-year assistant paintings conservator beginning in September of 2015. The […]
Jul 05, 2015
In a recent article about the destruction of monuments and cultural heritage sites by representatives of the Islamic State (“Islamic State Destroys More Artifacts in Iraq and Syria”, The New York Times, July 4, 2015), reporters Rick Gladstone and Maher Samaan note that there is some speculation that the photographs posted by Islamist media outlets […]