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Documenting Painted Surfaces for Outdoor Painted Sculptures (2017)
The Conservation of Twentieth-Century Outdoor Painted Sculpture (2015)
Conserving Outdoor Painted Sculpture: Proceedings from the Modern Materials and Contemporary Art Working Group of ICOM-CC (2014)
Roy Lichtenstein's Outdoor Painted Sculpture Three Brushstrokes (1984): Analysis of Paint Structure and Composition (10pp., 1.5MB)

Articles in the GCI Newsletter

Outdoor Painted Sculpture (Fall 2013)
Conservation of Public Art issue (Fall 2012)
Modern and Contemporary Art issue (Fall 2009)

Articles in the Getty Magazine

Unlikely Partnership Revitalizes Outdoor Sculpture (Winter 2017)


Outdoor Painted Sculpture

Out in the Open: Conservation Challenges of Outdoor Public Art

Banner image: View of the South Fields, Storm King Art Center with works by Mark di Suvero: Pyramidion 1987/1998; Beethoven's Quartet, 2003, For Chris, 1991 lent by the artist and Spacetime C.C., New York. Mon Père, Mon Père, 1973-75; Mother Peace, 1969-1970; and; Jambalaya, 2002-2006, Gift of the Ralph E. Ogden Foundation, Inc., collection of Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York. Art: © Mark di Suvero. Photo: Jerry L. Thompson, reproduced courtesy the artist and Storm King Art Center; © Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York.

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