Tag Archives: Indianapolis Museum of Art

Penelope Umbrico, "Universal Remotes (eBay)," 2008. C-prints, dimensions variable.

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Preserving Digital Art: A Case Study

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Preserving Digital Art: A Case Study

What is involved in caring for time-based artworks? Columnist Richard McCoy convenes a group of experts to discuss.

Opening Session at the ICOM-CC Triennial

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | The State of Affairs in the Conservation of Contemporary Art

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | The State of Affairs in the Conservation of Contemporary Art

IMA Conservator Richard McCoy looks back at two international conferences that dealt with the conservation of contemporary art.

Daniel Ostroff Inspects the Underside of a Customized Eames Compact Sofa at the Miller House and Garden. Photo by Tricia Gilson.

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Following the Eames Legacy: A Discussion with Daniel Ostroff [Part II]

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Following the Eames Legacy: A Discussion with Daniel Ostroff [Part II]

Richard McCoy and Tricia Gilson talk with Eames expert Daniel Ostroff about his ongoing work in studying, collecting, and exhibiting the designs of Charles and Ray Eames [Part II].

Development of Aluminum Chairs, with Ray and Charles at left, circa 1958, photograph from Library of Congress.

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Following the Eames Legacy: A Discussion with Daniel Ostroff [Part I]

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Following the Eames Legacy: A Discussion with Daniel Ostroff [Part I]

Richard McCoy and Tricia Gilson talk with Eames expert Daniel Ostroff about his ongoing work in study, collecting, and exhibiting the designs of Charles and Ray Eames [Part I].

Jeff Jamieson in front of Compact Gallery

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Making Work: A Continued Discussion with Jeff Jamieson

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Making Work: A Continued Discussion with Jeff Jamieson

Artist Jeff Jamieson talks with IMA Conservator Richard McCoy about working with Robert Irwin and other artists.

Jeff Jamieson in his studio.

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Preservation, Perfection, and Patina: Jeff Jamieson Discusses the Fabrication of Donald Judd’s Wood Furniture

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Preservation, Perfection, and Patina: Jeff Jamieson Discusses the Fabrication of Donald Judd’s Wood Furniture

Jeff Jamieson talks about his history of making Judd Furniture with IMA conservator Richard McCoy.

Eleanor Nagy conserving a Donald Judd artwork in her studio. Photo by Shelley M. Smith.

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Preservation, Perfection, and Patina: Eleonora Nagy Discusses Conserving Judd’s Art

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Preservation, Perfection, and Patina: Eleonora Nagy Discusses Conserving Judd’s Art

Art conservator Eleonora Nagy talks about her historic relationship with the conservation of Donald Judd’s artworks with IMA conservator Richard McCoy.

Theaster Gates talking at Hard Truths: A Forum on Art and the Politics of Difference. IMA Photo by Tascha Mae Horowitz.

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Exploring the Freedom to Re-Present Value: A Discussion with Theaster Gates

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Exploring the Freedom to Re-Present Value: A Discussion with Theaster Gates

IMA art conservator Richard McCoy talks with artist Theaster Gates about Thornton Dial in relations to Gate’s art practice in

LARGE SCALE: Fabricating Sculpture in the 1960s and 1970s

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Looking at LARGE SCALE; A Conversation with Jonathan Lippincott

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Looking at LARGE SCALE; A Conversation with Jonathan Lippincott

IMA art conservator Richard McCoy talks with Jonathan Lippincott about his new book, “LARGE SCALE: Fabricating Sculpture in the 1960s and 1970s.”

A view of upper Manhattan from the cab of an 18 wheeler

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No Preservatives | Richard McCoy’s Top 10 iPhone Images

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Richard McCoy’s Top 10 iPhone Images

In 2010 I took more than 3,300 pictures and videos with my iPhone. No matter where I am, I have the thing with me; it’s terribly useful, occasionally entertaining, and …

Kendra E. Roth, Metropolitan Museum of Art Conservator

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No Preservatives | A Fresh Path at the Met: A Discussion with Kendra E. Roth

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | A Fresh Path at the Met: A Discussion with Kendra E. Roth

Indianapolis Museum of Art conservator speaks with Metropolitan Museum conservator Kendra Roth about ancient chariots, fish, and kinetic sculptures, among other things.

Gaston Nogues arranging string spools for Gravity’s Loom; photo by IMA photographer Hadley Fruits.

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Considering Gravity’s Loom: A Discussion with Ball-Nogues

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Considering Gravity’s Loom: A Discussion with Ball-Nogues

IMA art conservator Richard McCoy talks with the Benjamin Ball and Gaston Nogues (Ball-Nogues Studio) about their recent installation, Gravity’s Loom, at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

John Campbell working on Jonathan Borofsky's Hammering Man

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Caring for Outdoor Sculptures: A Conversation with John Campbell

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Caring for Outdoor Sculptures: A Conversation with John Campbell

IMA Conservator Richard McCoy finds out what John Campbell has been up to at the Nasher Sculpture Center.

Twitpic by @MaxAndersonUSA or steel workers atop Free Basket

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Looking Back Through 100 Acres

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Looking Back Through 100 Acres

IMA art conservator Richard McCoy looks back at the documentation around the projects in 100 Acres: The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art and Nature Park before it opens this weekend.

Norah Fletchall

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Caring for What’s Living: a Discussion with Norah Fletchall

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Caring for What’s Living: a Discussion with Norah Fletchall

Indianapolis Museum of Art conservator Richard McCoy talks with Indianapolis Zoo conservator Norah Fletchall about ways in which their professional lives intersect.

Tara Donovan (2005) Photo by: Ellen Labenski

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Prelude: A Discussion with Tara Donovan

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Prelude: A Discussion with Tara Donovan

IMA Conservator Richard McCoy and SFMoMA Conservator Jill Sterrett talk to Tara Donovan about her new exhibition at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Mitchell Bishop at the Adamson House, Malibu, California. Photo Maria Gilbert.

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Cultural Landscapes, Aesthetics, and Tigers: A Conversation with Mitchell Hearns Bishop

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Cultural Landscapes, Aesthetics, and Tigers: A Conversation with Mitchell Hearns Bishop

IMA art conservator Richard McCoy speaks with L.A. Arboretum curator Mitchell Hearns Bishop about cultural landscapes within the context of aesthetics and even tigers.

Andrea Zittel's Island at 100 Acres

Flash Points

The Island in 100 Acres: An Interview with Andrea Zittel

Flash Points

The Island in 100 Acres: An Interview with Andrea Zittel

Andrea Zittel talks with IMA Conservator Richard McCoy about her island project in 100 Acres: The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art and Nature Park.

Rebecca Uchill

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Examining Roles and Investigating Responses; a Conversation with Rebecca Uchill

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Examining Roles and Investigating Responses; a Conversation with Rebecca Uchill

IMA conservator Richard McCoy talks with former IMA curator and current MIT PhD student Rebecca Uchill about the creation of the IMA’s Variable Art Team and the evolving roles of those that care for contemporary art.

Glenn Wharton

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Concepts Around Interviewing Artists: a Discussion with Glenn Wharton

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Concepts Around Interviewing Artists: a Discussion with Glenn Wharton

IMA conservator Richard McCoy discusses the methodology and the process of interviewing artists with MoMA conservator Glenn Wharton.

carol

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Imaging Conservation at the Guggenheim: A Discussion with Carol Stringari

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Imaging Conservation at the Guggenheim: A Discussion with Carol Stringari

IMA art conservator talks with Carol Stringari, the Chief Conservator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

2009 Installation of Jenny Holzer's work, Untitled.

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Examining the Lives of Jenny Holzer’s Works/Words: A Discussion with SAAM Conservator Hugh Shockey

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Examining the Lives of Jenny Holzer’s Works/Words: A Discussion with SAAM Conservator Hugh Shockey

Art conservator Richard McCoy discusses the IMA’s 1983 Jenny Holzer sculpture, “Untitled,” and interviews SAAM conservator Hugh Shockey about “For SAAM.”