Posts Tagged: American Institute for Conservation

Approaches to the Conservation of Contemporary Murals: An Introduction

VoCA Chicago Mural

Contributing writer Jon Pounds served as Chicago Public Art Group’s Executive Director for 25 years during which time hundreds of public art projects were created around Chicago. Pounds retired at the end of 2016, and currently enjoys the contradictions of planning and creating community-engaged, public art while not running an organization.   For 45 years,… Read more »

Reading the Art Between the Lines

Eddy Colloton is a second-year graduate student in the Moving Image Archiving and Preservation M.A. program at New York University. He recently completed an internship in the conservation department of the Denver Art Museum, preserving born-digital works from the museum’s design collection.   The design and manufacture of computer hardware and software has consistently looked… Read more »

2013 AIC Annual Meeting: Collaboration in Preservation Planning

The week’s contributing writer, Heather Brown, is a Graduate Fellow in the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation where she specializes in photographic materials and paper. Heather is currently completing a summer work project at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and will move to Houston in September to begin her third-year… Read more »

Allora & Calzadilla’s Body in Flight (Delta): Panel and Performance

Allora & Calzadilla's Body In Flight (Delta) at the IMA performed by Sadie Wilhelmi

Blog Post contributed by Steven O’Banion, the Smithsonian Conservation Fellow at the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC. Steven is also a member of the VoCA Program Committee.  **For those who could not be in Indianapolis for the panel discussion or performance of Allora & Calzadilla’s work, you can watch the video on ArtBabble… Read more »