Posts Tagged: conservation

Contemporary Art: A Conservation Challenge

This week’s contributing writer, Teresa Krasny, is a London-based art advisor and curator of a private collection. She is also a member of the steering committee of the European chapter of the Association of Professional Art Advisors (APAA).   The European chapter of the Association of Professional Art Advisors (APAA) held a conference in London… Read more »

Fabrication and Disintegration in Contemporary Art

This week’s contributing writer, Nina Quabeck, worked as a conservator at the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen in Düsseldorf from 2003 till 2015 before embarking on her doctoral research as part of NACCA (New Approaches in the Conservation of Contemporary Art), a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network funded  by the European Union H2020 Programme. She is based at the University of Glasgow,… Read more »

Design-Phase Conservation Assessment

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This week’s contributing writer, Nicole Grabow, is Senior Objects Conservator and Preservation Conservator with the Midwest Art Conservation Center, a regional conservation center based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Nicole works with institutions, individuals, and artists throughout the Midwest providing treatment, consultation, and preventive conservation training.   For the past several years, the Midwest Art Conservation Center… Read more »

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: MoMA’s Conservation Department

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This week’s contributing blogger, Eana Kim, is a first-year M.A. student in Art History at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Eana graduated from the Hongik University with a bachelor’s degree in Painting in 2016. She has become increasingly interested in time-based media art through this lecture series.   MoMA’s media conservators Kate… Read more »

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: Joanna Phillips

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This week’s contributing blogger, Sofia Kofodimos, is an M.A. student at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU and a project cataloger at the Museum of Modern Art Archives. She previously worked on archival projects at Fales Library & Special Collections, The Emily Harvey Foundation, The Robert Wilson Archive, and was a Gallery Guide at the… Read more »

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: Mona Jimenez

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This week’s contributing blogger, Regina Harsanyi, is a second year M.A. candidate at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU and a current member of NYU’s Curatorial Collaborative. Her previous registrar experience in the fine arts sparked her interest in technical art history and material preservation. She’s currently primarily focused on the history of moving image in the… Read more »

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: Daniel Rozin

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This week’s contributing blogger, Heyeon Kim, is a first-year M.A. student in Art History at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, focusing on global modern and contemporary art. She received her B.A in Art History from the University of Michigan. From 2013-2016, she oversaw the Overseas Artists Section at the annual Asian Students… Read more »

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: Christiane Paul

This weeks’ contributing writer, Mengyao Wang, is a first-year MA student at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, and has just graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a bachelor degree in Art History.   On October 17th, Christiane Paul, Associate Professor at the School of Media Studies, The New School, and… Read more »

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

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This week’s contributing blogger, Elizabeth Lyons, is a second year M.A. student at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts and received her B.A. in Art History and French from Trinity College. She had the pleasure of introducing Rafael Lozano-Hemmer during the lecture.             On October 3, 2016, New York University’s Institute of Fine… Read more »

Polystyrene, Plywood, and Cement, Oh My!

Returning blogger Samantha Owens is a second-year graduate fellow in the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation interested in modern and contemporary objects. She spent the summer in the Objects Conservation lab at the Cleveland Museum of Art, focused on contemporary art. It was a busy day of installation for the upcoming show at… Read more »

What’s Trust Got to Do With It?

Alexandra Nichols is a graduate fellow in the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation with a special interest in the conservation of modern and contemporary objects. She is thrilled to be interning this summer at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas and the Statens Museum for Kunst in Copenhagen, Denmark, and to finish her… Read more »

The Abandonment of “Artist Intent”

Ellen Moody is an Assistant Projects Conservator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, where she enjoys working with modern materials and living artists. She holds an MS in Objects Conservation with an additional concentration in Preventive Conservation from the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation.  In his talk “Artist Intentions and… Read more »