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Mar 31, 2015
George Eastman House International Museum of Photography & Film located in Rochester, New York, seeks an experienced Chief Object Preparator to lead the Object Preparation Department and supervise a staff of two to three people. In collaboration with curators and conservators, the Chief Object Preparator coordinates, handles and prepares all collection and borrowed materials for […]
Mar 30, 2015
Lisa Barro covered new technical information about Satista paper and related topics on preservation of Paul Strand’s Satista prints at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.   At the beginning, Barro introduced Satista paper and informed the audience that the current research is building on the previous research presented at the 2003 PMG Winter Meeting, San […]
Mar 29, 2015
While he does not say that furniture restoration is so rarified a discipline that it is beyond contemplation by regular people, in  his profile of furniture restorer Miguel Saco (“Humbled by a Master’s Refinishing Touch”, The Wall Street Journal, March 18, 2015), trying to be clever, Ralph Gardner Jr. unfortunately implies that. With phrases like […]