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Digital Photography for Art Conservation By Yosi Pozeilov
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The 4th edition (Jan 2015) of this popular handbook for the Art Conservation community is the largest most comprehensive revision to date. The Handbook is double the size of the previous, rich in... More > images providing a strong foundation for the beginner digital photographer. It also offers the experienced photographer more sophisticated color management techniques (using Adobe's software) that professionals in this field require. New additions include sections on Conservation Imaging Techniques, aspects of multispectral imaging, including a review of a number of different light sources. Also offered is a procedure for condition reporting using the iPad. A suggested list and procedure for naming conventions can be found in the appendix, as well as an expanded and very comprehensive glossary. Please write to yosi(@)Pozeilov(.)com, to get a copy of the index. Thanks for your interest in this book.< Less
The Museum for Obeast Conservation Studies By Rachel Herrick
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The Museum for Obeast Conservation Studies (MOCS) is an art project that satirizes the social stigma around fatness through the legitimizing tropes of science and nature conservation. This book... More > analyzes the work and locates it within a historical, social, political and academic context.< Less
The Museum for Obeast Conservation Studies By Rachel Herrick
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The Museum for Obeast Conservation Studies (MOCS) is an art project that satirizes the social stigma around fatness through the legitimizing tropes of science and nature conservation. This book... More > analyzes the work and locates it within a historical, social, political and academic context.< 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
After the Fair: Preserving the Texaco Road Map Pavement at the New York State Pavilion By Architectural Conservation Laboratory
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The Pavilion’s road map pavement was among the first public Pop Art monuments in the United States. The pavement is also a unique example of terrazzo fabrication using modern materials never... More > before employed in terrazzo such as colored glass and plastic. The representation of geography in the form of a pavement is an ancient tradition, which Johnson updated through the use of modern pop imagery. Long neglected and hidden from public view since the 70s the map presents challenges in both conservation and display. The University of Pennsylvania’s Architectural Conservation Laboratory (ACL) has promoted the preservation of the New York State Pavilion since 2003. With funding from the NEA, In 2006 the ACL was able to implement this research by developing a model conservation program for the pavement, integrating the City’s current preservation plan for the Pavilion as a whole and the growing recognition of the New York World’s Fair site as one of local and national significance.< Less
Career Success Secrets for MUSEUM TECHNICIANS AND CONSERVATORS By Imtiaz Syed
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Museum Technicians and Conservators Prepare specimens, such as fossils, skeletal parts, lace, and textiles, for museum collection and exhibits. May restore documents or install, arrange, and exhibit... More > materials. Sample of reported job titles: Objects Conservator, Conservator, Paintings Conservator, Preparator, Exhibit Technician, Art Preparator, Collections Manager, Paper Conservator, Conservation Technician, Collections Specialist< Less
Rgyalrong Conservation and Change: Social Change On the Margins of Tibet By David Burnett
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The explosive growth of China’s economy since the late 1970s has impacted the whole world including the minority peoples in the west of China - people like the Qiang, Tibetans and Yi. Based on... More > fieldwork in the high valleys of the eastern margins of the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau, David Burnett has produced a unique study of a people known as the Rgyalrong (officially classed as Tibetans). The Rgyalrong have been impacted by secular education, tourism, and migration to the cities that have resulted from economic reform. Amidst these changes, they endeavour to retain something of their traditional customs, songs, festivals, arts and crafts. They are a people who realize that if they lose their unique culture they will lose their very identity. The issues raised in this book relate not only to the Rgyalrong but to minority peoples everywhere as they experience the forces of globalization.< Less
Rgyalrong Conservation and Change: Social Change On the Margins of Tibet By David Burnett
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The explosive growth of China’s economy since the late 1970s has impacted the whole world including the minority peoples in the west of China - people like the Qiang, Tibetans and Yi. Based on... More > fieldwork in the high valleys of the eastern margins of the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau, David Burnett has produced a unique study of a people known as the Rgyalrong (officially classed as Tibetans). The Rgyalrong have been impacted by secular education, tourism, and migration to the cities that have resulted from economic reform. Amidst these changes, they endeavour to retain something of their traditional customs, songs, festivals, arts and crafts. They are a people who realize that if they lose their unique culture they will lose their very identity. The issues raised in this book relate not only to the Rgyalrong but to minority peoples everywhere as they experience the forces of globalization.< Less
The most creative bit of glass work in the city: The art and conservation of Bruce Porter’s St. Christopher window By Douglas Stinson
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This book weaves a web with strands that connect a favorite saint, an American revolution in stained glass design, a west-coast cultural renaissance, and a now obscure Swedish scientist and... More > theologian. With beautiful photographs and prose, it brings to life the art and science of art conservation as dedicated people of various talents and interests struggle to preserve a cherished part of America's cultural heritage. --------------- Just as Porter cut glass and shaped lead when he first created his legendary stained glass, Douglas Stinson and Ariana Makau have fashioned and formed an artistic story of its restoration more than a century later. Revealing the modern techniques of restitution craftsmanship against the backdrop of significant San Francisco history, this book is its own work of art.” ~ James Lawrence, Assistant Professor of Spirituality, Graduate Theological Union and Dean of the Swedenborgian House of Studies.< Less
Conservation of 'Graffiti' in Top Art Markets: Municipal Preservation of Illicitly Created Public Art in Hong Kong, New York City, and London By Erin Wooters Yip
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In a journey of academic research that brought the author around the world in field-based studies, this manuscript identifies the incidents and administrative processes of municipally preserved works... More > of illicitly created art (‘street art’ or ‘graffiti’) in the top global art markets of Hong Kong, New York City, and London. Written in fulfillment of the requirements for a M.A. in Arts Administration for the Savannah College of Art and Design, this study explores how the conservation of illicitly created public artworks has manifested, and the unique administrative functions and political atmospheres that have allowed such extraordinary municipal treatment of unplanned public artworks. Ultimately, this study examines the confrontation of an administrator’s free will to act for the public good in light of inflexible rules that bind.< Less