Harold Williams President and Chief Executive Officer, The J. Paul Getty Trust

The Getty Conservation Institute

Miguel Angel Corzo Director
Frank Preusser Associate Director for Programs and Acting Scientific Program Director
Rona Sebastian Associate Director, Administration
Neville Agnew Special Projects Director
Marta de la Torre Training Program Director
Kathleen McDonnell Acting Documentation Program Director
Jane Slate Siena Head, Institutional Relations and Managing Editor

Electronic Edition

Editor, Jeffrey Levin
Publications Coordinator, Irina Averkieff
Asst. Publications Coordinator, Jacki Gallagher
Lithography, Westland Graphics

The Getty Conservation Institute is an operating program of the J. Paul Getty Trust. Other programs of the Trust are the J. Paul Getty Museum; the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities; the Getty Art History Information Program; the Getty Center for Education in the Arts; the Museum Management Institute; the Getty Grant Program; and the Program for Art on Film, a joint venture with The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Conservation, The GCI Newsletter, is published in English and in Spanish three times a year, for distribution, free of charge, in winter, spring, and fall. Orders, address changes, and all other inquires should be sent to: CONSERVATION, Getty Conservation Institute, 4503 Glencoe Avenue, Marina del Rey, California 90292 U.S.A., Telephone 310 822-2299, Fax 310 821 -9409.

1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 700, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1684
Telephone: 310 440-7325 / Fax: 310 440-7702.

This issue inaugurates a name change, an expanded format, and a broader editorial perspective for the newsletter of the Getty Conservation Institute. Now called Conservation, The GCI Newsletter, the periodical seeks to address a larger audience by providing enhanced coverage of conseration issues, along with updates on GCI activities, in English- and Spanish-language editions. Volume VI will include this issue only. Three Issues per volume will resume with Volume VII.