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Publication as Art Practice: Part III

Publication as Art Practice: Part III

This week’s contributing bloggers are Lindsey Larsen and Wes Larsen. Lindsey is an artist, writer, curator, and self-publisher currently based in Fort Worth, Texas. Wes is an independent designer focused on meaningful collaborations with institutions of art, craft, culture, and social practice. He is also a partner at the Fort Worth based digital design agency… Read more »

Approaches to the Conservation of Contemporary Murals: Veronica Werckmeister

Approaches to the Conservation of Contemporary Murals: Veronica Werckmeister

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 »

The Convergence of Bits and Atoms

The Convergence of Bits and Atoms

Contributing writer Sharon Lacey is the Arts Research Writer for the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology. She is a Boston-based painter and researcher with a background in fine arts (MFA, New York Academy of Art) and book history (MA, University of London).   Twenty-two years ago Nicholas Negroponte, MIT Media Lab co-founder, predicted… Read more »

Publication as Art Practice: Part II

Publication as Art Practice: Part II

This week’s contributing bloggers are Lindsey Larsen and Wes Larsen. Lindsey is an artist, writer, curator, and self-publisher currently based in Fort Worth, Texas. Wes is an independent designer focused on meaningful collaborations with institutions of art, craft, culture, and social practice. He is also a partner at the Fort Worth based digital design agency… Read more »

Approaches to the Conservation of Contemporary Murals: An Introduction

Approaches to the Conservation of Contemporary Murals: An Introduction

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 »

Creating Art to Last

Creating Art to Last

This week’s contributing blogger, Melissa King, is a rising student of art conservation at the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation class of 2020. Along with art conservation she is also a professional artist specializing in pet portraiture in acrylic paint.   During my pursuit to gain the necessary experiences and classwork to apply… Read more »

Publication as Art Practice: Part I

Publication as Art Practice: Part I

This week’s contributing bloggers are Lindsey Larsen and Wes Larsen. Lindsey is an artist, writer, curator, and self-publisher currently based in Fort Worth, Texas. Wes is an independent designer focused on meaningful collaborations with institutions of art, craft, culture, and social practice. He is also a partner at the Fort Worth based digital design agency… Read more »

Design-Phase Conservation Assessment

Design-Phase Conservation Assessment

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 »

Making Public Art More Public

Making Public Art More Public

This week’s contributing blogger, Lori Goldstein, is the Public Art Archive Manager for WESTAF (Western States Arts Federation).   The public art field has greatly expanded as new partnerships and collaborative efforts bring public art to the forefront of mainstream culture. This growth has prompted the demand for a network of shared information about the incredibly diverse… Read more »

NACCA at the Tate

NACCA at the Tate

This week’s contributing blogger, Ana Ribeiro, is a Time-Based Media (TBM) conservator at Tate. She studied conservation and restoration in Lisbon (Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa) and her MA thesis was about issues in the presentation of time-based media works. Ana trained in media art conservation at the S.M.A.K., LiMA, and… Read more »

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

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

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 »

IIC Point of the Matter Dialogue: “Viral Images”

IIC Point of the Matter Dialogue: “Viral Images”

This week we are pleased to introduce two new contributing writers: Amber Kerr and Rebecca Rushfield. Amber Kerr is paintings conservator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Lunder Conservation Center. She has served as an elected member to the IIC Council for over seven years, is editor for the IIC social media pages, and is actively… Read more »