Will Shank; 2004

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The following essay was originally presented at "Mural Painting and Conservation in the Americas," a two-day symposium sponsored by the Getty Research Institute and the Getty Conservation Institute, May 16–17, 2003, at the Getty Center in Los Angeles.

At this event, a cross-disciplinary roster of art historians, conservators, and artists discussed the social, artistic, and political dimensions of murals, the value they hold for different constituencies, and the rationale and conservation techniques for ensuring their long-term survival.

"Before the Paint Hits the Wall" was the symposium's introduction.

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Shank, Will. 2004. Before the Paint Hits the Wall. Los Angeles, CA: Getty Conservation Institute. http://hdl.handle.net/10020/gci_pubs/paint_hits_the_wall