Conservation Perspectives
The GCI Newsletter
Spring 2010 • Collections Research
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The J. Paul Getty Trust

James Wood President and Chief Executive Officer

The Getty Conservation Institute

Timothy P. Whalen Director
Jeanne Marie Teutonico Associate Director, Programs
Kathleen Gaines Assistant Director, Administration
Giacomo Chiari Chief Scientist
Kathleen Dardes Head of Education
Susan Macdonald Head of Field Projects

Conservation Perspectives, The GCI Newsletter
Electronic Edition

Jeffrey Levin Editor
Angela Escobar Assistant Editor
Alison Dalgity Web site Project Manager
Carol Cressler Web production

Conservation Perspectives, The GCI Newsletter is distributed free of charge twice a year to professionals in conservation and related fields and to members of the public concerned about conservation. Back issues of the newsletter, as well as additional information regarding the activities of the GCI, can be found in the Conservation section of the Getty’s Web site,

The Getty Conservation Institute works internationally to advance the field of conservation through scientific research, field projects, education and training, and the dissemination of information in various media. In its programs, the GCI focuses on the creation and delivery of knowledge that will benefit the professionals and organizations responsible for the conservation of the visual arts.

The GCI is a program of the J. Paul Getty Trust, an international cultural and philanthropic institution that focuses on the visual arts in all their dimensions.