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Subject: Seminar on conservation of outdoor bronze sculpture

Seminar on conservation of outdoor bronze sculpture

From: John Scott <nyconsnctr>
Date: Tuesday, January 18, 2000
Introduction to Conservation of Outdoor Bronze Sculpture
New York Conservation Foundation
July 17 - 28, 2000:

This seminar addresses closely related needs: First, those wishing
to become or supervise caretakers for outdoor bronze sculpture need
focused and specific introductions to current knowledge, theory and
methods, oriented to the ethics and practices of the modern
conservation profession. Second, participants in the care of outdoor
bronze sculpture need access to useful resources including experts,
literature, technology and supply.

"The Bronze Seminar" introduces basic contemporary and historic
elements of aesthetic, technical, logistical and administrative
practice for conserving outdoor bronze sculpture. A conservator and
conservation scientist, and art historian collection managers help
place bronze monuments and their care in contexts of history,
aesthetics, economics and environmental science. Expert-led field
exercises include connoisseurship tours of outdoor monuments in New
York City, and hands-on conservation and maintenance of outdoor

The seminar has been a New York Conservation Foundation annual
project since 1998, after being conducted once annually in 1994,
1995, and 1996 under other auspices. Conservators, conservation
students, curators, artists and art handlers from across North
America (USA, Canada) and around the world (Australia, Germany,
Israel, Switzerland) have participated.

For details, visit <URL:>, fax 212-714-0149 or
    PO Box 20098LT
    New York NY 10011-0008

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