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Steven O’Banion joins VoCA Program Committee

Steven O’Banion joins VoCA Program Committee

We are pleased to welcome Steven O’Banion as the newest addition to the VoCA Program Committee.  Currently, Steven is a Smithsonian Conservation Fellow at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, implementing a museum-wide artist interview program.  He is a recent graduate of the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation where he focused on the… Read more »

Artist Research Project: Tony Smith Roundtable

Artist Research Project: Tony Smith Roundtable

                               Tony Smith’s Smug at Glenstone in Potomac, MD On September 27th and 28th, the second component of The Artist Research Project: Tony Smith was launched when a select group of experts from around the country gathered in Washington D.C. to discuss specific conservation… Read more »

The Power of Public Space Symposium in Louisville

The Power of Public Space Symposium in Louisville

Tony Smith’s Gracehoper in Louisville, Kentucky On September 14th and 15th, 2012, VoCA co-hosted in The Power of Public Space, a two-day symposium in Louisville. Working closely with the Louisville Commission on Public Art and the Speed Art Museum, VoCA organized a panel discussion focused on “The Importance of the Artist’s Voice”. Our session was primarily devoted… Read more »

Rosanna Flouty Joins VoCA Program Committee

Rosanna Flouty Joins VoCA Program Committee

We are excited to welcome Rosanna Flouty as our newest member of the VoCA Program Committee. Director of Education at Art21, Ms. Flouty has been involved in developing and investing in site-specific technology to support museum and arts-based programming, both at the ICA Boston and also the Guggenheim, New York. Ms. Flouty directs an important… Read more »

Finding My Tony

Finding My Tony

Just to be clear, this is not a confessional about a journey to unravel my alternate persona. In fact, this title refers to a form of activism inspired by the Tony Smith Wiki Project – you will be seeing much more of it on Twitter under #findmytony. It is my kind of activism, which doesn’t… Read more »

An Artists’ World: The Judd Foundation’s latest talk at MoMA

An Artists’ World: The Judd Foundation’s latest talk at MoMA

In spring next year Donald Judd’s studio and home at 101 Spring Street in SoHo will open to the public after an extensive renovation led by a team of restoration specialists and New York architects ARO. As part of a program run by the Judd Foundation to promote a broader understanding of Judd’s artistic legacy… Read more »

Artist Documentation Program

Artist Documentation Program

Throughout the process of organizing our Artist Interview Methodology Workshops, we are increasingly encouraged and amazed by the artist interview projects being undertaken already. These projects are succeeding in their goals to gain a better understanding of materials, techniques and intent of the artist. Over the coming months, we will be highlighting some of our… Read more »

Our New Home at NYU

Our New Home at NYU

It has been a few months now and we are happily settling into our new home in Bobst Library at NYU. We are here thanks to our good friends at the Conservation Center at the Institute of Fine Arts and New York University. Walking through Washington Square Park to come to work is just about… Read more »