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Conserving Outdoor Sculptures - The Stark Collection at the Getty Center
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Conserving Outdoor Sculptures - The Stark Collection at the Getty Center (Paperback)

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This is a comprehensive and superbly illustrated account of the Getty Museum's research into outdoor sculpture conservation. When the J. Paul Getty Museum received twenty-eight sculptures created by a who's who of twentieth-century artists, it took on the responsibility for their preservation, interpretation, and long-term stewardship. Donated from the private collection of the late film producer Ray Stark and his wife, Fran, the sculptures thrust the Getty into the evolving field of outdoor sculpture conservation. To honour its responsibility, the Museum embarked on new research into the collection's materials - bronze, lead, ceramic, and painted metal - and construction techniques. This book presents the conservators' comprehensive account of the process. Chapters are organized around phases of the project rather than individual sculptures and address key issues facing anyone charged with caring for works of art displayed outdoors, including: organization and planning; installation and grounds management; scientific analyses; collaborating with artists; structural issues; mounts, paint, coatings, and patinas; and, long-term maintenance.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryArt formsNon-graphic art forms incl Digital, Sculpture & InstallationsArt, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryArt treatments & subjectsExhibition catalogues & specific collections Publisher: Getty Trust Publications Publication Date: 19/08/2010 ISBN-13: 9781606060100  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Brian Considine is head of the Department of Decorative Arts and Sculpture Conservation and the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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