Posts Tagged: contemporary art

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 »

Approaches to the Conservation of Contemporary Murals: Will Shank

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This week’s contributing writer, Will Shank, co-founder of Rescue Public Murals, was the recipient of the Booth Family Rome Prize for his research on contemporary murals.  Trained in art history and art conservation at the Villa Schifanoia, Florence, at the Institute of Fine Arts of NYU, and at the Harvard University Art Museums, he worked… Read more »

Daniel González: Paper Building

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This week’s contributing blogger, Elena Girelli, is project manager at Studio Daniel González, NY & Verona, Italy. She oversees the project planning and development of large-scale public artworks, performances and shows of the studio. She received a masters degree in arts management at University of Bologna, which was then followed by a four-year term collaboration with… Read more »

Sterling Music Room

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This week’s contributing blogger, Claudia Weber, is a New York based artist whose work often combines photography with other media to provide an alternative narrative to a space’s established role. For more information, please visit her website at www.claudiaweber.net.   When I could no longer afford an artist-studio in Brooklyn and started to work in my… Read more »

On Curating MICHAEL RICHARDS: WINGED

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This week’s contributing bloggers are Melissa Levin and Alex Fialho. Levin joined Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) in 2005 and is currently the Director of Cultural Programs, overseeing Artist Residencies, River To River, Open Studios, and Exhibitions & Installations in the Arts Center at Governors Island. Fialho is an arts writer and curator. Alex has been LMCC‘s Curatorial &… Read more »

Mimi Smith and the System

Returning blogger Eddy Colloton is a second-year graduate student in the Moving Image Archiving and Preservation M.A. program at New York University. He is currently performing research on his thesis project, which will focus on the preservation of video installations created by the artist Buky Schwartz.   On December 9th, 2015, I walked into the Joan… Read more »

Constant State of Flux

Brian Castriota is a Samuel H. Kress Fellow in Time-Based Media Conservation at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. He holds an MA in Art History and a CAS in Art Conservation from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University.   Many contemporary works of art exist in a constant state… 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 Perks of Being a Sidekick: Preparing for Artist Interviews Firsthand

This week’s returning contributing writer, Jessica Ford, is a graduate fellow in paintings conservation at Winterthur/University of Delaware. She is fulfilling her third-year internship at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and after graduating this summer will begin a Mellon Fellowship at the Brooklyn Museum in the fall.   My final year as a graduate student… Read more »

The Artist Interview Workshop: Reflections of a Conservator in Private Practice

Kristin Robinson graduated from the Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU in 2012 and currently holds the position of painting conservator at Cranmer Art Group in NYC, where she specializes in the examination and treatment of modern and contemporary paintings.   At the end of March, Voices in Contemporary Art held a two… Read more »