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Making Art Last

Thursday Aug 18, 2011 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM This is a past program

Co-presented by the Getty Conservation Institute and the Getty Research Institute

Designed especially for working artists, this discussion will examine technical, ethical, and artistic concerns surrounding the preservation of contemporary art works. Join Tom Learner, the head of Modern and Contemporary Art Research at the Getty Conservation Institute, and Susan Lake, Chief Conservator and Director of Collection Management at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution as they explore the issues and uncertainties of artists working with modern materials and technologies, and how the conservation profession is trying to respond.

Public programs are made possible by Hammer Members and the generosity of Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and an anonymous donor.