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Subject: Exhibition on conservation--catalogue available

Exhibition on conservation--catalogue available

From: Wendy Watson <wwatson>
Date: Friday, May 27, 1994
The catalogue for the exhibition "Altered States:  Conservation,
Analysis, and the Interpretation of Works of Art" is available from the
Mount Holyoke College Art Museum (South Hadley, Massachusetts
01075-1499) at a cost of $33.50 including tax and postage.  The
catalogue is 176 pp., fully illustrated in color.  It includes three

    Wendy Watson, "Conservation and Historical Consciousness,"

    David Carrier, "Restoration as Interpretation:  A Philosopher's
        Viewpoint," and

    James Martin "Applications of Science in the Analysis, Conservation,
        and Interpretation of Works of Art."

Entries for each of the 33 works in the exhibition follow and the
objects range from Greek ceramics and Roman sculpture to American
19th-century furniture and contemporary paintings.  A glossary and
selected bibliography is also included.

The exhibition closes at Mount Holyoke on 31 May and will be seen at the
Clark Art Institute (Williamstown, MA; 23 July - 18 September 1994) and
the National Academy of Design (New York City; 5 October - 27 November
1994).  A symposium is also being planned for Saturday, 12 November, and
will take place at the Equitable Center in New York.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 7:86
                   Distributed: Sunday, May 29, 1994
                        Message Id: cdl-7-86-005
Received on Friday, 27 May, 1994

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