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May 28, 2015
Joanna Dunn presented an engaging paper centered on the treatment, history, and analysis of a painting by Gilbert Stuart at the National Gallery of Art. I was particularly interested in hearing about this treatment in detail, having seen the portrait in the late stages of inpainting in the fall of 2014. The work’s label tentatively […]
May 28, 2015
Sign up for the next Connecting to Collections Care webinar, Preservation Metrics Today: Heritage Health Information and Preservation Statistics. It’s free! http://www.connectingtocollections.org/preservation-metrics-today-heritage-health-information-and-preservation-statistics-2/ Now more than ever, data drives decisions: Which projects should be funded? Where is staff needed? What activities should take priority over others? How can you find the data to help when you […]
May 27, 2015
Issues encountered during analysis and treatment of contemporary artworks by conservation scientists, conservators, and other professionals have been brought into the limelight during recent years. Both in the United States and throughout the world, contemporary art collections have introduced new concerns regarding the use of modern materials, artists’ intent, and so on. Even the modern […]