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Penn Museum’s “Engaging Conservation” Symposium

Penn Museum’s “Engaging Conservation” Symposium

This week’s contributing blogger, Julia Commander, is a third-year graduate fellow at the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation, specializing in objects conservation. She is currently completing a curriculum internship at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.   To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the Conservation Department of the University of Pennsylvania… Read more »

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: Tina Rivers Ryan

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: Tina Rivers Ryan

Returning blogger Adam Dunlavy is a PhD student at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU. After receiving his BA in art history from the University of Chicago, he has held curatorial internships at the Smart Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art, as well as the Lisa and Jerry O’Brien Curatorial Fellowship at… Read more »

On Refusal: Kameelah Janan Rasheed

On Refusal: Kameelah Janan Rasheed

This week’s contributing blogger, Mira Dayal, is an artist, writer, and curator based in New York. Her recent work has focused on language, performance, and migration.   Kameelah Janan Rasheed rewrites history. By day, she pores over archival documents of black American histories to redevelop curricula for New York City public schools. By night, she juxtaposes… Read more »

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: Christiane Paul

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

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

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 »

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: Pip Laurenson

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: Pip Laurenson

Phoebe Boosalis is a first year MA student in Art History at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Although her main areas of study are Baroque and Neoclassical art, she has become increasingly interested in time-based media art through her volunteer position at the Whitney Museum of American Art.   Pip Laurenson, Head… Read more »

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: Reinhard Bek

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: Reinhard Bek

This week’s contributing blogger, Megan DiNoia, is a current M.A. student at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU. She is a member of NYU’s Curatorial Collaborative and recently completed a curatorial internship at the Guggenheim Museum.    “When the intention of kinetic artwork is its movement, is it still a kinetic artwork when it does not… Read more »

Sterling Music Room

Sterling Music Room

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 »

Putting the Pieces Together: Conserving Michael Richards’ Work

Putting the Pieces Together: Conserving Michael Richards’ Work

This week’s contributing blogger, Eugenie Milroy, is a Professional Associate member of the American Institute for Conservation (AIC) with over 20 years of museum and conservation experience. She is a principal at A.M. Art Conservation, LLC. The company helps institutions and individuals preserve their art and cultural property for future generations through conservation treatment, preservation consulting, collections… Read more »

Concepts or Contexts?

Concepts or Contexts?

Caitlin Spangler-Bickell is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow with the Innovative Training Network NACCA (New Approaches in the Conservation of Contemporary Art) funded by the European Union. She is a PhD candidate with Maastricht University and is based at Museo delle Culture in Milan. Caitlin holds an MSc in Anthropology from KU Leuven, and her current… Read more »