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Job Opening: Assistant Scientist

Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion at Getty

Application deadline: 
20 Aug 2021

Book Review: On the Ethics of Cultural Heritage Conservation

Book cover image courtesy of Archetype Publications Ltd.

Review by Lisa Edgren

On the Ethics of Cultural Heritage Conservation

By Salvador Muñoz-Viñas

Archetype Publications Ltd, London, 2020

Paperback / 140 pages

ISBN10 1909492701 / ISBN13 9781909492707

Lining of Paintings Workshop, Zagreb 2021

Students and teachers preparing the heat-suction table for lining. Image courtesy of Maja Sučević Miklin

Review by Tamara Ukrainčik and Barbara Horvat Kavazović

The workshop Lining of Paintings—held at the Department for Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb from 12 to 14 April 2021—was organized with the goal to deepen the understanding and skills involved in this—at many times—contro-versial but now rare conservation treatment. The workshop was devised, organized and led by Full Professor Tamara Ukrainčik, MA, and Assistant Professor Barbara Horvat Kavazović, MA.

Book Review: Culture is Bad for You

The cover image for Culture is Bad For You. Courtesy of Manchester University Press.

Review by Jenny Mathiasson

Culture is Bad for You: Inequality in the cultural and creative industries

By Orian Brook, Dave O’Brien and Mark Taylor

Manchester University Press, 2020

Paperback / 384 pages / £11.99

ISBN: 978-1-5261-4416-4

Curator of 18th- and 19th-Century Drawings (M/F/X)

The curator will work within the team of twelve curators and researchers of the Rijksprentenkabinet, as well as with the museum’s curators, conservators, information specialists and registrars. The curator is responsible for the museum’s holdings of 18th- and 19th-century drawings and is closely involved in all aspects of the scholarly research, publication and interpretation of works in this subject area. The curator is also responsible for recommending potential new acquisitions and plays a major role in exhibitions and displays in this field.

Application deadline: 
13 Aug 2021

Curator of 20th- and 21st-Century Works on Paper (M/F/X)

NB Salary is per month

The curator will work within the team of twelve curators and researchers of the Rijksprentenkabinet, as well as with the museum’s curators, conservators, information specialists and registrars. The curator is responsible for the museum’s holdings of 20th- and 21st-century drawings and prints and is closely involved in all aspects of the scholarly research, publication and interpretation of works in this subject area.

Application deadline: 
13 Aug 2021

Conservator, Painting

M+ is a museum dedicated to collecting, exhibiting, and interpreting visual art, design and architecture, moving image, and Hong Kong visual culture of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. In Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District, we are building one of the largest museums of modern and contemporary visual culture in the world, with a bold ambition to establish ourselves as one of the world’s leading cultural institutions.

Application deadline: 
23 Jul 2021

Conservator, Paper

M+ is a museum dedicated to collecting, exhibiting, and interpreting visual art, design and architecture, moving image, and Hong Kong visual culture of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. In Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District, we are building one of the largest museums of modern and contemporary visual culture in the world, with a bold ambition to establish ourselves as one of the world’s leading cultural institutions.

Application deadline: 
23 Jul 2021

Obituary: Robert H. Brill

Bob Brill featured with Herat (Afghanistan) glass (1979). Image courtesy of The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY.

By Elizabeth R. Brill and Stephen P. Koob

Dr. Robert H. Brill, research scientist emeritus at The Corning Museum of Glass, died peacefully on April 7, 2021 at his home in Corning, New York. A highly respected scientist in glass science and conservation, he researched the history of glass technology worldwide and published extensively in the fields of archaeometry and chemistry.

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