1) Is there a suitable (there's no case law but likely qualified and able to satisfy the duties of a conservator
) and willing person with priority for appointment as conservator
have nothing to hide, as the new interest in public conservation implies, then they should let the public see what they do--not by peering fleetingly over their shoulders, but by being allowed to scrutinise their actions and decisions with care, for many years to come.
'No ARA or similar contract shall bind the conservator
, receiver, or liquidator; the company under conservatorship, receivership or liquidation and its policyholders; and/or the reinsurers, unless said ARA or similar contract is duly approved by the insurance commissioner,' according to the circular.
"In the public realm, conservators
will have an hourly rate, and a conservation treatment will either be charged according to that rate or a total project cost," says Nicholas Dorman, chief conservator
at the Seattle Art Museum.
Another museum conservator
, who was present at the time of the repair, said that epoxy had dried on the face of the boy king's mask and a colleague used a spatula to remove it, leaving scratches.
"Unfortunately he used a very irreversible material--epoxy has a very high property for attaching and is used on metal or stone but I think it wasn't suitable for an outstanding object like Tutankhamun's golden mask," said one conservator
Hristina Ivanova Stamova, conservator
at KTB AD, was appointed conservator
at Credit Agricole Bulgaria EAD, together with Bozhidar Ivanov Arshinkov, who replaced Slaviana Stoilova Danailova-Veleva.
have launched their own internal inquiry into the affair but supporters of Mr Redmond, who opened the cafe in 1990, fear it will be a whitewash.
, technicians, and experts have worked publicly on both small- and large-scale ROM artifacts.
In "Materials Matter: Challenges in the Fabrication and Conservation of Public Art," Marie Laibinis-Craft, an objects conservator
in Portland, will review some of the challenges conservators
face in preserving outdoor public art.
The historical documents at Skinningrove's Ironstone Mining Museumnow live in a "Tardis" style storage facility - the idea of conservators
at Durham University, museum staff and volunteers.