Posts Tagged: SFMOMA

USPS Prioritizes Diversity with Ruth Asawa Stamp

The Ruth Asawa Stamp sheet

This week’s contributing writer, Gigi Gleghorn, is a third year at Northeastern University studying Graphic Design and Art History. When she is not completing her design homework, she spends her time creating multimedia art pieces and linocuts. VoCA is pleased to present this blog post in conjunction with Associate Professor of Contemporary Art History, Gloria… Read more »

CALL/VoCA Talk: A Panel Discussion with Legacy Specialists, 2019

This week’s contributing author, Allison Spangler, is a Master of Arts student in the Museum Studies Program at New York University. Her current research involves museum programs that center around the inclusion of the living artist’s voice as an integral component to collection stewardship, documentation, and archiving. The discussion that unfolded on December 6, 2019… Read more »

Porto Master Class

This week’s returning author, Barcelona-based Will Shank, was trained at the Institute of Fine Arts of NYU and at the Harvard University Art Museums. He was head of conservation at SFMOMA (the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art) for a decade, and has since 2000 worked independently in collections care, with a specialization in the… Read more »

SFMOMA’s Artist Initiative Symposium on the Reprinting of Color Photography as a Preservation Strategy

This week’s contributing author, Michelle N. Jones, graduated with a Masters of Art in Museum Studies from San Francisco State University majoring in curatorship and higher education. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Studio Practice and Art History with a passionate emphasis in photography, post-war and contemporary art, and contemporary Islamic art.  She has… Read more »

It’s About Time! Round Table: Imagined Futures

A photograph of Alfredo Salazar-Caro, Tina Rivers Ryan, and Jill Sterrett sitting at a table in front of an audience at NYU's "It's About Time!" Symposium

This week’s contributing author, Yiyang Wu, is an M.A. candidate in Museum Studies at New York University. She received a bachelor’s degree in Chinese Painting from China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, China and a master’s degree in Culture, Criticism and Curation from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London, UK. She… 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 »

Authenticity in Installation Art

VoCA, Contemporary Art, Authenticity, Dedalus Foundation

This week’s contributing author, Joy Bloser, is an objects conservator specialized in modern and contemporary art and is the David Booth Fellow in Sculpture Conservation at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. She earned her dual master’s degrees in art conservation and art history from The Institute of Fine Arts, NYU and bachelor’s degree in… Read more »

VoCA Summit

VoCA Summit, Charlotte Meyer, contemporary art

This week’s returning author, Charlotte Meyer, was born in England, and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, N.Y. She completed her undergraduate degree in Textiles from Nottingham Trent University in 1989, and graduated from Pratt Institute with honors in Sculpture and Liberal Arts. She is currently represented by Opus Projects, is an Artist Guide at… Read more »

2016 IIC Conference

This week’s contributing blogger, Marta Garcia Celma, is a conservator of photographic materials and a PhD candidate with The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network NACCA (New Approaches in the Conservation of Contemporary Art) funded by the European Union H2020 Programme. She is based at Cologne Institute of Conservation Sciences, Germany, researching authenticity and reproducibility on… Read more »

CALL/VoCA Talk: Arlan Huang

This week’s blogger, Jonathan Allen, is a painter, performer, and curator who frequently collaborates with poets and dancers.  This highly animated, colorful evening of conversation with Arlan Huang [held on October 30, 2015 at the Joan Mitchell Foundation Research & Education Center] was captivating, rich, and full of personality. Mr. Huang was beyond generous, and surprisingly… 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 »