Posts Tagged: conservation

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

VoCA Voices in Contemporary Art NYC

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 »

The Interview is Just the Beginning

  Returning blogger Desi Peters is a 4th year graduate student at the Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU. She is completing her graduate internship at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. She is interested in the conservation of Modern and Contemporary art and working with living artists.     Reflections on VoCA’s Artist… Read more »

“Authenticity in Transition”: Reflections on the 2014 NeCCAR Conference

This week’s contributing blogger, Desi Peters, is a 4th year graduate student at the Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU. She wrote her MA thesis on the conservation of artworks by contemporary artist Dario Robleto. She is currently completing her graduate internship at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC.   “Authenticity in Transition:… Read more »

The Power of Public Art: VoCA Partners with COPA and the Speed Art Museum to Address the Conservation of Public Art

It has been a great year for contemporary art conservation and it’s about to get even better. This September, Louisville’s Commission on Public Art (COPA) and the Speed Museum of Art will join forces with VoCA to create the Power of Public Space, a two-day symposium with conservators, artists and the public at large. Free… Read more »