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An entity given legal responsibility for overseeing, protecting, or preserving the interests and affairs of another entity deemed incapable often doing so. See: Bailout, Conservatorship


A guardian, receiver, or other protector appointed by a court to manage the assets of someone suffering from a permanent or temporary disability that prevents the person from managing his or her own affairs.A person need not be adjudged mentally incompetent to have a conservator appointed, and the appointment does not disqualify the person from entering into contracts, making or changing wills,or any other such legal rights.

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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.
The mask should have been taken to the conservation lab but they were in a rush to get it displayed quickly again and used this quick drying, irreversible material," the conservator added.
He believes the Conservators should be held to account for their actions.
Conservators, technicians, and experts have worked publicly on both small- and large-scale ROM artifacts.
The keynote speaker will be Brian Considine, senior conservator of decorative arts and sculptures at the J.
Liz Branigan, Durham University Library's senior conservator, visited the museum in 2005 to advise on the storage of over 200 maps of the underground workings of the Loftus ironstone mine, and found fluctuating temperatures and penetrating damp were threatening the survival of the collection.
Times series that exposes systematic predation of the elderly by for-profit conservators certainly follows this tradition" the judges said.
No matter where you find your conservators, you should ask for and contact client referrals, preferably from the past two or three years.
Prevention also means working with conservators to make sure that their cleanup efforts aren't causing further harm.
Talking to Judd's assistants, fabricators, and conservators, it quickly becomes clear that the particularities of the artist's chosen materials were all-important.
The award-winning venue is unique in presenting the work of museum conservators to the public.
Recommendations made by the conservators during the early assessment stage should now be taken into account.