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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
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
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