Posts Tagged: Spain

Approaches to the Conservation of Contemporary Murals: Will Shank

VoCA Will Shank Contemporary Murals

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 »

Approaches to the Conservation of Contemporary Murals: Veronica Werckmeister

VoCA, contemporary art, murals, Vitoria-Gasteiz

This week’s contributing writer, Veronica Werckmeister, is an artist living in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. She is the co-founder and director of Itinerario Muralistico de Vitoria-Gasteiz (est. 2007). Her artistic practice is characterized by community involvement and socio-political engagement, usually in the form of public murals.   I once called community art “the ugly duckling of the… Read more »