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Jul 24, 2014
The Emerging Conservation Professionals Network recently initiated a new year of activities with our first series of meetings for new and returning officers. The officers of 2014-2015 are very grateful to all the outgoing officers who have worked so hard in their 2013-2014 term: Anisha Gupta, Saira Haqqi, Carrie McNeal, Kendall Trotter, and especially our […]
Jul 19, 2014
This paper was a departure for a specialty group presentation in that it focused not on the conservation or technical study of material culture, but on the creation and consumption of cultural narratives and landscapes. Magee noted that conservation work informs and perpetuates stories about people, places, and things, and made the point that conservators […]
Jul 17, 2014
In his presentation Bart Devolder, Painting Conservator at the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage in Belgium, delved into two major topics: the condition of the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb (?-1432) -also known as The Ghent Altarpiece- prior to conservation in 2010 and issues with showing the ongoing treatment behind a display window. Painted by […]