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Facture, journal book lecture at D.C's National Gallery of Art

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What: You’re invited to experience the Speaking Across Disciplines: Introducing "Facture," A New National Gallery of Art Journal; a lecture introducing its new journal for conservation, Facture. Facture is available at the Gallery Shops and online here.

Did you know? Facture is a biennial journal that introduces the latest in conservation research on works debuts in Washington, D.C. at the National Gallery of Art’s permanent collection.

Named for “the manner in which all things are made,” the journal presents essays on conservation treatment, scientific research, and technical art history, written for an audience of conservators, scientists, and art historians.

Check the who’s who responsibility list for the “Facture journal.”

  • Daphne Barbour, senior object conservator
  • Melanie Gifford, research conservator
  • Lisha Glinsman, conservation scientist
  • Alison Luchs, curator of early European sculpture
  • Kimberly Schenk, head of paper conservation, National Gallery of Art

Be sure to check out the attached video of, "Making Water Conservation Pretty."

Who: Open to general public whereas, attendees at the lecture will have the opportunity to purchase their own copies of Facture, and have them signed by the Gallery curators and conservators who authored and edited it. This program is free of charge and seating is first-come, first-seated.

When: Sunday January 12, 2014 starts at 2 p.m.

Where: National Gallery of Art at the National Gallery East Building Auditorium ~ 6th and Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20565

FYI: Barbour and Gifford will present a subsequent ‘Works in Progress’ lecture on the same topic on Monday, January 13 in the East Building Small Auditorium at 12:10 p.m. and 1:10 p.m.

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