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Symposium on Siqueiros

From: Leslie Rainer <lrainer<-at->
Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2012
"The Siqueiros Legacy: Challenges of Conserving the Artist's
    Monumental Murals"
A Two-Day Symposium
The Getty Center, Los Angeles
October 16-17, 2012

Organized by the Getty Conservation Institute

The Getty Conservation Institute is pleased to announce a two-day
symposium on the legacy of Siqueiros and the challenges of
conserving his monumental murals. A group of international speakers
will present the many different aspects of conservation,
transportation, installation, and presentation associated with some
of Siqueiros' most important murals in Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and
Southern California.

The symposium will include a panel discussion and a visit to the
mural, America Tropical, painted by David Alfaro Siqueiros in 1932,
and recently conserved by the GCI in partnership with the City of
Los Angeles.

Papers will be presented in English and Spanish with simultaneous
translation.

Registration: The symposium is free of charge, however space is
limited. Participants are encouraged to reserve their place in
advance by emailing: siqueiros<-at->getty<.>edu


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