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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 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 […]
Jul 05, 2015
According to a story by David W. Dunlap in the July 2, 2015 issue of The New York Times (‘Restoring a Lackluster Sculpture, for Legacy’s Sake”), $40,000 of public funding is being spent to restore “Freedom of the Human Spirit”, a bronze sculpture by Marshall M. Fredericks that has been standing in Flushing Meadows Corona […]