APRIL 5 - 6, 2018


8.30.  Doors open, registration

9.30. Jeff Nesin, Provost, School of Visual Arts, New York
Welcome and Opening Remarks

9.45.  Christian Scheidemann, Contemporary Conservation Ltd., New York
Introduction: Contemporary Art Without the Artist

10.15.  Loretta Würtenberger, Founder, The Institute for Artists’ Estates, Berlin, Germany
Artists’ Estates and Legacy Building Today

10.55.  Q&A
11.10.    Coffee break

The Artist's Estate and the Conservator  

11.40.  Derek Pullen, Director, SculpCons LTd., London, UK.
Conservation with Conversations: Preserving Naum Gabo's Sculptural Legacy (co-authored by Jackie Heuman)

12.20. Jeannette Redensek, Catalogue Raisonné, Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Bethany, CT
Conservation Research and the Artist Foundation: The Experiences of the Albers Foundation

1.00. Q&A
1.15.  Lunch break

 What/When/Where is the Authentic? Works of the 1960s and 70s

          2.30. Rachel Rivenc, Associate Scientist, Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles
          Robert Irwin and Jack Brogan: A Tale of an Artist and his Fabricator

3.10. Francesca Esmay, Conservator, Panza Collection, Guggenheim Museum, and Jeffrey Weiss, Independent Curator, New York   
Non-Specific Objects: Guggenheim Panza Collection Initiative

4.00. Q&A
4.30. Coffee break

  5.00.  Advocacy and Authority: Estates, Foundations and Conservation

Panel Discussion  

Eleonora Nagy, Principal Conservator, Modern Sculpture Conservation LLC, New York, and Research Conservator, free-lance Conservator, Whitney  Museum of American Art, New York
Virginia Rutledge, Art Historian and Attorney, PIPE Arts Group, New York and Texas
Peter Stevens, Executive Director, David Smith Estate, New York
Moderator:  Ann Temkin, Chief Curator of Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York




8.30. Doors open, registration

9.30.  Welcome and Introduction

Artists' Estates and the Market

9.45. Christy MacLear, Vice Chairman, Art Agency Partners/Sotheby’s, Artists’ Estate Advisory, NYC
Advising Artists' Estates: Professionalizing the Transition

10.30. Marc Payot, Partner and Vice President, Hauser & Wirth, NYC
Representing Artists’ Estates: Dieter Roth, Philip Guston, Mike Kelley, Jason Rhoades

11.15. Q&A
11.30.  Coffee break

Ephemeral/Ephemera: David Wojnarowicz and Felix Gonzalez-Torres

11.50. Glenn Wharton, Clinical Professor, Museum Studies, NYU, New York
The Artist Archives Initiative - The Case of David Wojnarowicz

12.30.  Andrea Rosen, Gallerist, President of Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation, NYC 
Perpetuity Through Change: A Discussion on the Immortality of Felix Gonzalez-Torres

1.15. Q&A
1.30. Lunch

 Reinstallation as a Critical Act: Jason Rhoades

2.40.  Steven O’Banion, Director of Conservation, and Anne Reeve, Associate Curator, Glenstone Museum, Potomac, MD
The Posthumous Installation of Jason Rhoades' 'Black Pussy' at Glenstone Museum

3.10. Panel Discussion
Julien Bismuth, Artist, New York
Allison Brant, Director of Brant Foundation Study Center, Greenwich, CT
Steven O'Banion
Anne Reeve
Moderator: Christian Scheidemann

4.00. Q&A

  4.20. Coffee break

The Voice of the Artist

            4.50. David Reed, Artist, New York
            Repainting Paintings

5.30. Carolee Schneemann, Artist (Hudson Valley, NY) in conversation with Anja Foerschner, Art Historian, PerformanceHUB Belgrade (Belgrade, Serbia)
Building a Legacy through an Archive

6.20. Closing remarks: Mimi Thompson Rosenquist, New York

6.30. Reception


Contemporary Conservation Ltd. would like to thank its co-host, School of Visual Arts, and its lead sponsor, Glenstone Museum.  It is grateful for additional support from Art Agency, Partners, Jill and Peter Kraus, and Anna Marie and Robert F. Shapiro.