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Symposium on mural conservation

From: Thea Page <tpage>
Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2003
Getty Symposium: Mural Painting and Conservation in the Americas
Cosponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute and the Getty
Research Institute
May 16-17, 2003 (with related event on May 15)

Who: International conservation specialists, scholars, and artists
examine art historical practices in mural painting and new
technologies in mural conservation and restoration.

Friday, May 16, 2003, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Museum Lecture Hall
Thomas Crow, Getty Research Institute; Leonard Folgarait, Vanderbilt
University, Nashville, TN; Anthony Lee, Mount Holyoke College, South
Hadley, MA; Judith F. Baca, Social and Public Art Resource Center,
Los Angeles, CA; Serge Guilbaut, University of British Columbia,
Vancouver, Canada; Renato Gonzalez Mello, Universidad Nacional
Aut0noma de Mexico and Instituto de Investigaciones Esteticas,
Mexico City, Mexico; Charles Salas, Getty Research Institute;
Desmond Rochfort, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary,
Canada; Bruce Campbell, St. John's University, Collegeville, MN;
Alicia Azuela, Instituto de Investigaciones Esteticas, Mexico City,
Mexico; Will Shank, private practice /formerly from the San
Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Saturday, May 17, 2003, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Museum Lecture Hall
Timothy Whalen, Getty Conservation Institute; Will Shank; Walther
Boelsterly Urrutia, Centro Nacional de Conservacion y Registro del
Patrimonio Artistico Mueble, Mexico City, Mexico; Timothy W.
Drescher, Independent Scholar, San Francisco, CA; John Pitman Weber,
Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL; Jon Pounds, Chicago Public Art
Group; Michael Schilling, Getty Conservation Institute; Leslie
Rainer, Getty Conservation Institute; Ann Garfinkle, Whiteford
Taylor and Preston, Washington, D.C.; Mark Golden, Golden Artist
Colors, New Berlin, NY; Mame Cohalan, United States Distribution,
KEIM Mineral Coating, Lewes, DE;  Mark Amparam, Novacolor, Culver
City, CA.

Related Event: The Preservation of Chicago's Depression-Era Murals
Thursday, May 15, 7 p.m., Harold M. Williams Auditorium: Barry
Bauman and Heather Becker of the Chicago Conservation Center discuss
the rediscovery and conservation of the vast collection of murals
created in Chicago's public schools prior to and during the
Depression. Presented by the Getty Conservation Institute as part of
its Issues in Conservation lecture series.

Where: The Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr., Los Angeles, CA
90049 FREE admission, but reservations are required. For information
and reservations, call 310-440-7300 or visit

Contact: For press arrangements, contact

    Thea Page
    tpage [at] getty__edu

                  Conservation DistList Instance 16:67
                 Distributed: Wednesday, April 30, 2003
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Received on Tuesday, 29 April, 2003

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