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Apr 20, 2014
In his discussion of insider art vocabulary (“Do You Speak Art?”, The Wall Street Journal, April 14, 2014), Daniel Grant highlights the difficulties that art buyers have understanding the meaning of the terminology used to describe contemporary print, photograph and sculpture production techniques. Perhaps before spending their money, mystified buyers should consult with conservators who […]
Apr 20, 2014
According to an article by Kyle Macmillan in the April 18, 2014 issue of The Wall Street Journal (“An Impressionist is Unmasked”), in October 2013 Faye Wrubel, a paintings conservator at the Art Institute of Chicago began a routine cleaning of Gustave Caillebotte’s “Paris Street: Rainy Day”. Her discovery through testing and research that underneath […]
Apr 15, 2014
The Emerging Conservation Professionals Network (ECPN) is pleased to announce that our fourth webinar – “Get Involved! Conservation Education, Outreach, and Advocacy Webinar” – will take place on Wednesday, April 23rd from 12:00-1:00pm EST. The program will feature three speakers with experience working in various aspects of conservation education, outreach, and advocacy: Teresa Myers, private practice […]