The object in transition : a cross-disciplinary conference on the preservation and study of modern and contemporary art, 2008 Jan. 24-26 / co-sponsored by the Getty Research Institute and the Getty Conservation Institute.


The object in transition : a cross-disciplinary conference on the preservation and study of modern and contemporary art, 2008 Jan. 24-26 / co-sponsored by the Getty Research Institute and the Getty Conservation Institute.

The conference brought together curators, art historians, conservators, conservation scientists, and artists to present and discuss interdisciplinary case studies on the conservation of the diverse and frequently nontraditional materials used by artists in the creation of modern and contemporary art. Topics discussed at the conference included the broad variety of materials used by modern and contemporary artists, as well as the challenges posed to the conservators charged with the preservation of works of art and to the historians and curators who interpret them.

28 film cassettes (mini-DV cassette tapes) ; 6.5 x 5 x 1 cm., in case 11 x 8 x2 cm. originals + ephemera.24 videodiscs (DVDs) ; 4 3/4 in. viewing copies.2 Photo CDs : col ; 4 3/4 in.


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