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Nov 21, 2014
The kind of crowd-sourced installation art that is created by protesters or mourners (think World Trade Center) presents major preservation problems as there is no agency or arts council to plan and oversee its future care. Joyce Lau recently reported in The New York Times (November 16, 2014, “Art Spawned by Protest; Now to Make […]
Nov 20, 2014
According to David W. Dunlap, writing in The New York Times on November 6, 2014 (“The First Step In Restoring Rare Murals: Finding Them”), the conservators who went searching for two painted over murals in the Goldwater Memorial Hospital complex on Roosevelt Island and then removed them before the building was torn down, worked in […]
Nov 17, 2014
Position at National Endowment for the Humanities The Division of Preservation and Access has an opening for a Humanities Administrator (program officer) who would work with potential applicants in the development of proposals, help carry out the evaluation of applications, and participate fully in administrative, financial, program policy, and other matters for the division. The […]