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Position at Guggenheim Museum

From: Julie Barten <jbarten>
Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2000
Painting Conservator
Solomon R.Guggenheim Museum

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is seeking an associate  painting
conservator. The scope of work will focus primarily on exhibitions
travelling to the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, and although the
conservator will be based in New York City he/she will be required
to spend substantial amounts of time in 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 registrar and
technical staff to design packing and transport systems, and act as
a liaison between the conservation department of the Solomon R.
Guggenheim Museum and that of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. The
successful candidate will participate in the development 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 a 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 advantage. The ideal
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 commensurate with experience.  The successful
candidate will report directly to the Chief Conservator, Guggenheim
Museums, and will work closely with all members of the conservation

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 5th Avenue
    New York, NY 10128.

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