Posts Tagged: MoMA

Caring for Architecture and Design Fine Art Collections: Part 1

A photo of Yars' Revenge

This week’s contributing author, Caroline Gil Rodríguez, is a time-based media conservator and archivist from Puerto Rico. Caroline was previously an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Her areas of interest include media art technologies, the circulation of time-based media art in Latin America… Read more »

An Exploration of the Work of Faith Ringgold

Faith Ringgold, American People Series #20: Die

This week’s contributing author, Aisha Samake, is a third year Game Art and Animation student at Northeastern University. VoCA is pleased to present this blog post in conjunction with Associate Professor of Contemporary Art History, Gloria Sutton’s Fall 2020 Art History Course: Disruptive Image Technologies at Northeastern University. This interdisciplinary course examines how the distribution,… Read more »

Archival Resources: Self-Made, Discovered, Inherited

Mira Friedlaender stands in a black tuxedo, to the right of a myriad of unopened brown packages.

This week’s contributing author, Cali Buckley, works at CAA. She has a PhD in art history from Penn State University and spent her Fulbright Fellowship in Nuremberg, Germany. She continues to study northern Renaissance art and the history of science.   In the panel discussion Archival Resources: Self-Made, Discovered, Inherited, held at the Brooklyn Rail… Read more »


A room filled with bookshelves and bookcases leading to a second room displaying a chalkboard displaying “Bienvenido! Gracias Pheonix! Libreria Donceles”.

This week’s returning author, Marshall Reese, is an artist working in new technologies, video, installations, artists books and limited editions. He has worked in collaboration with Nora Ligorano as LigoranoReese for over two decades. This blog post is part of periodic series from contributor Marshall Reese that focuses on “outsider archivists,” people who highlight the tensions… Read more »

It’s About Time! Session 2

A photograph of Jim Coddington presenting a slide-show in a dark room

This week’s contributing blogger, Lia Kramer, is a third-year graduate student at the Institute of Fine Arts’ Conservation Center at New York University pursuing an MS in the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works and an MA in the History of Art and Archaeology. She will complete her fourth year of study as an intern with… Read more »

Among Friends: Robert Rauschenberg at the Museum of Modern Art

VoCA, MoMA, Rauschenberg

This week’s returning contributing blogger, Maria Bastos-Stanek, is the VoCA summer 2017 intern. Bastos-Stanek graduated with a B.A. in the History of Art and Architecture from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in May 2017.   While viewing Robert Rauschenberg: Among Friends, the Museum of Modern Art’s current retrospective of the American artist, the viewer may encounter… Read more »

Topics in Time-Based Media Art Conservation: MoMA’s Conservation Department

A photograph of two men and two women standing next to each other and smiling

This week’s contributing blogger, Eana Kim, is a first-year M.A. student in Art History at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Eana graduated from the Hongik University with a bachelor’s degree in Painting in 2016. She has become increasingly interested in time-based media art through this lecture series.   MoMA’s media conservators Kate… Read more »

Reading the Art Between the Lines

Eddy Colloton is a second-year graduate student in the Moving Image Archiving and Preservation M.A. program at New York University. He recently completed an internship in the conservation department of the Denver Art Museum, preserving born-digital works from the museum’s design collection.   The design and manufacture of computer hardware and software has consistently looked… Read more »

The Abandonment of “Artist Intent”

Ellen Moody is an Assistant Projects Conservator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, where she enjoys working with modern materials and living artists. She holds an MS in Objects Conservation with an additional concentration in Preventive Conservation from the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation.  In his talk “Artist Intentions and… Read more »

Joint Session on Artist Engagement at 2015 AIC Conference

    VoCA is excited to announce that we will be co-hosting a joint session on Artist Engagement with the Electronic Media Group (EMG) and Objects Specialty Group (OSG) of AIC for the upcoming AIC Conference, to be held in Miami from May 13 – 16, 2015! Since the twentieth century, artists have increasingly experimented with an… Read more »

A 3-Ring Circus: The Washington Conservation Guild’s Annual Lecture Series

This week’s contributing blogger, Samantha Owens, is an emerging conservator who has completed internships at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the Museum of Modern Art.  This spring, she will work on the Shelburne Museum’s Gustav Dentzel Company carousel project.   On January 9 of this year, the Washington Conservation Guild held their annual… Read more »

After Hurricane Sandy: An Action Plan for New York City

This week’s contributing blogger, Cindy Albertson, is an Assistant Conservator at MoMA who served as the Local Volunteer Coordinator for the Foundation for the American Institute for Conservation’s Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.  In addition she maintains a private practice where she is currently charged with Project Managing the NYCT grant for the Alliance for Response New… Read more »