FORTHCOMING: “Proposing the personal: centering vulnerability and transparency in how conservators communicate” co-author with Celeste Mahoney for a chapter in Ethical Conservation and Collections Care: Prioritizing People in Decision-Making and Practice, edited by Nina Owczarek Herrera, estimated publish date 2023 “Rarely Either/Or: Advocacy from Internal and External Sources” (toolkit created by M. Schindler) Co-presenter in Read More >continue reading
This research project investigates documentation practices for Robert Rauschenberg’s metal paintings with reflective or mirror-like surfaces. In these series, Rauschenberg used metal sheets as substrates for paintings, pushing the boundaries of traditional painting through the use of artificially-induced “tarnishes” created with chemical patinating solutions and polyurethane “resists.” The artworks are visually active as their reflective Read More >continue reading
Taught by Patrícia Falcão, Time-based Media Conservation, Tate, Sarah Haylett (Reshaping the Collectible, Tate, and Chris King, Time-based Media Conservation, Tate, and offered virtually by the American Institute for Conservation for the 2020 Annual Meeting, intended to give participants tools and options for documenting webpages.continue reading
This workshop, taught by Anna Lagana, and offered at Future Talks 019 in Munich, gave
participants the opportunity to practice these treatment options on damaged transparent PMMA samples as well as on face-mounted photographs.
Digital archiving practices in the Netherlands have permitted increased access to oral history collections. Oral historians who are utilizing these resources…continue reading