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Sep 03, 2015
Location: Livermore, CA (Northern CA, east San Francisco Bay Area, east Alameda County) Artwork: Sunday with Jessie by Susan Geissler Medium: Bronze traditional patinas with some acrylic paint Dimensions: 34” tall (boy) x 45” long (two figures) (Figures are attached.) Request:  an estimate of maintenance costs and schedule for on-going maintenance of this new piece […]
Sep 02, 2015
Opportunity type: Fixed-term, Full-time Working hours: 36 hours per week Salary: £29,300 per annum Location: London – Tate Britain, Millbank Closing date: 01 October 2015 at 17:00 Funded by the EU, the NANORESTART project aims to address the often extremely fast degradation of materials used by contemporary artists. Working at the cutting edge of modern chemistry and material science, the […]
Sep 01, 2015
posted on behalf of Ariel O’Connor Since I started graduate school in 2006, I’ve given 24 conservation-related PowerPoint presentations at conferences. Each time I give a talk, there are many things that go well, and many things I wish I had done differently. I’ve never walked away from a podium and thought “that was perfect!” […]