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David Alfaro Siqueiros: Murals in Los Angeles, A Selected Bibliography By Getty Conservation Institute
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As an integral component of the Getty Conservation Institute’s project to conserve David Alfaro Siqueiros' mural América Tropical, a bibliography was compiled over the course of the... More > project. This selected bibliography focuses on the murals painted by Siqueiros in Los Angeles in 1932 with additional references on materials and techniques used by Siqueiros, as relevant for context. It spans the time period from 1932, when Siqueiros came to Los Angeles, to 2012, when the conservation, protection and interpretation of the mural, América Tropical, was completed by the GCI and the City of Los Angeles.< Less
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Conservation Project: Teak Window Wall Assemblies By Getty Conservation Institute
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In 2013, the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) partnered with the Salk Institute to address the aging and long-term care of one of the site’s major architectural elements—the teak window... More > wall assemblies, which are set within the buildings’ monolithic concrete walls. The resulting project—the Salk Institute for Biological Studies Conservation Project—was divided into two phases: (1) Phase 1: Research and Investigation; and (2) Phase 2: On-Site Trial Mock-Ups. The results of this work informed by the detailed designs developed by the Salk’s architectural consultant and construction project for the window wall assemblies that was undertaken in 2016‒2017. This report presents the results of Phase 1 of the project (2013‒2014), which included historical research and assessment of significance; preliminary condition assessment, scientific research, and diagnosis of weathering and deterioration mechanisms; and development of conservation policies and preliminary treatment recommendations< Less
Conserving Concrete Heritage: An Annotated Bibliography By Getty Conservation Institute
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This bibliography is an outgrowth of Conserving Twentieth-Century Built Heritage: A Bibliography (2nd ed., 2013). Its annotated entries are intended to assist those interested in the conservation of... More > concrete by identifying and describing specific resources on the subject. The literature reviewed covers mass, reinforced, cast-in-place, post-tensioned prestressed, and precast concrete. The bibliography is organized in five chapters, which reflect the usual steps in the conservation process. These include: History and Development of Concrete; Concrete Deterioration and Damage; Historic Concrete Diagnostics, Monitoring, Nondestructive Testing, Investigation, and Assessment; Approaches to Conserving Historic Concrete; Conservation and Repair of Historic Concrete. This bibliography is focused on English-language literature.< Less
Conserving Outdoor Painted Sculpture: Proceedings from the interim meeting of the Modern Materials and Contemporary Art Working Group of ICOM-CC Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, The Netherlands, June 4–5, 2013 By Getty Conservation Institute
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Proceedings from the Conserving Outdoor Painted Sculpture symposium, held in June 2013 at the Kröller-Müller Museum (KMM) in Otterlo, the Netherlands. The symposium was the interim meeting... More > of the Modern Materials and Contemporary Art working group of ICOM-CC, in collaboration with the KMM, the Getty Conservation Institute, and INCCA (the International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art). The volume includes papers on some of the main issues facing conservators of outdoor painted sculpture -- ethical/philosophical, technical/material, legal, management, and information exchange -- and possible responses to those; and technical issues, such as how paints or coatings can be developed or tailored to conservators’ or artists’ needs.< Less
Consensus Building, Negotiation, and Conflict Resolution for Heritage Place Management By Getty Conservation Institute
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In December 2009 the Getty Conservation Institute organized, with the assistance of the Consensus Building Institute, a workshop for an invited group of practitioners to explore the application of... More > consensus building, negotiation, and conflict resolution concepts and strategies to the management of heritage places. These proceedings present nine papers from the workshop, including background papers concerning relevant challenges in heritage place conservation and management, and on dispute resolution and consensus building concepts and strategies, as well as case studies from diverse geographic and cultural contexts examining how practitioners dealt with a range of challenges, including in developing legislation, multi-stakeholder collaboration, dealing with places significant to indigenous communities, addressing development and tourism pressures, and working with sites of conscience.< Less
Valley of the Queens Assessment Report Volume 1: Conservation and Management Planning By Getty Conservation Institute
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The Valley of the Queens Project was a collaboration of the Supreme Council of Antiquities and the Getty Conservation Institute from 2006-2011, which resulted in the development of a comprehensive... More > plan for conserving and managing the Valley. Volume 1 of the Assessment Report records research and assessments undertaken for the main components of the project. This includes an overview of the significance and historical context from the 18th Dynasty through the Coptic period; an assessment of the management context, outlining operational issues and financial sustainability considerations; visitor management, including statistics, surveys and observations, the history of visitation, and the potential for additional site elements to be opened; site-wide threats such as flooding and bat colonies; and an historical overview and condition assessment of fourteen site elements in the Valley.< Less
Valley of the Queens Assessment Report Volume 2: Assessment of 18th, 19th, and 20th Dynasty Tombs By Getty Conservation Institute
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The Valley of the Queens Project was a collaboration of the Supreme Council of Antiquities and the Getty Conservation Institute from 2006-2011. The project involved comprehensive research, planning... More > and assessment, culminating in the development of detailed plans for flood mitigation, tomb stabilization, wall painting conservation and site and visitor management and infrastructure. Volume 2 of the Assessment Report is the condition summary of the 111 tombs from the 18th, 19th, and 20th Dynasties in the Valley of the Queens. It includes a summary of tomb architectural development, the geological and hydrological context, wall painting techniques and condition assessment, and structural stability of the tombs, followed by summary recommendations that emerged from the assessments.< Less
Proceedings of the Getty Seismic Adobe Project 2006 Colloquium By Getty Conservation Institute
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During this three-day colloquium, presented by the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI), a group of professionals with expertise in earthen conservation, materials science, construction, building... More > standards, and earthquake engineering gathered to discuss the current state of knowledge and the challenges of preserving our earthen cultural heritage in active seismic zones. This publication contains a selection of papers presented at the colloquium, as well as several later submissions by participants. For more information on the Getty Conservation Institute's work with earthen architecture, visit the Earthen Architecture Initiative Web site at www.getty.edu/conservation/field_projects/earthen/.< Less

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Anochi Anochi By Paul Hamburger
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