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Subject: Position at Guggenheim Museum

Position at Guggenheim Museum

From: Gillian A. McMillan <gmcmillan>
Date: Thursday, March 4, 1999
Painting Conservator
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is immediately seeking a painting

The scope of work will focus primarily on exhibitions travelling to
the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, and would require the conservator to
spend substantial amounts of time in both New York City and Bilbao,
Spain.  Responsibilities include loan evaluations, preparation of
art works for travel and installation, as well as conservation
treatments. The conservator will work closely with the Guggenheim
registrars and technical staff to design packing and transport
systems, and act as a liaison between the conservation departments
of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and the Guggenheim Museum
Bilbao.  The successful candidate will participate in the evolution
of the conservation laboratory in Bilbao and supervise treatments
and research, as well as help develop training programs in Bilbao.

Candidates should have a diploma from an accredited conservation
training program or equivalent, and at least 6 years experience,
preferably gained in a museum environment where exhibitions have
been a strong focus.  Experience with twentieth century art is
preferred.  An established understanding of modern materials,
three-dimensional objects and composite materials is a distinct

The successful candidate would ideally be fluent in English and
Spanish, be free to travel extensively and have permission to work
in the United States. Title and salary will be commensurate with
experience.  This position is presently approved as a 75% position
and comes with benefits.

The successful candidate will report directly to the Chief
Conservator, Guggenheim Museums, and will work closely with all
members of the department.

A statement of interest, curriculum vitae and references should be
sent to

    Paul M. Schwartzbaum
    Chief Conservator
    Guggenheim Museums/Technical Director
    International Projects;
    Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
    1071 Fifth Avenue New York NY 10128

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:72
                   Distributed: Monday, March 8, 1999
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Received on Thursday, 4 March, 1999

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