Conservation of Public Art

 

ONLINE RESOURCES, ORGANIZATIONS & NETWORKS    

Americans for the Arts Public Art Network

Art-Public

California Civil Code section on the protection of works of art

The GCI Newsletter: Mural Conservation

The GCI Newsletter: Outdoor Sculpture

Heritage Preservations Rescue Public Murals

Heritage Preservations Save Outdoor Sculpture

International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Public Art (INCCA)

Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles

Public Art Resource Project

Video of public panel at the Getty: Conservation Challenges of Outdoor Public Art

BOOKS, JOURNALS & CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS    

Conservation and Maintenance of Contemporary Public Art
by Hafthor Yngvason (2002), London: Archetype Publications.

The Conservation of Bronze Sculpture in the Outdoor Environment: A Dialogue among Conservators, Curators, Environmental Scientists, and Corrosion Engineers
edited by Terry Drayman-Weisser (1992), Houston: NACE.

Copper and Bronze in Art: Corrosion, Colorants, Conservation
by David A. Scott (2002), Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute.

Guide to the Maintenance of Outdoor Sculpture, 2d ed.
by Virginia Naudé and Glenn Wharton (1995), Washington DC: American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.

Maintenance of Outdoor Sculpture: An Annotated Bibliography
edited by Shelley Sturman (1996), Washington DC: National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property.

Public Art by the Book
edited by Barbara Goldstein (2005), Seattle: Americans for the Arts in association with University of Washington Press (copyright Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs).


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