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1ST INTERNATIONAL MOUNTMAKERS FORUM

The 1st International Mountmakers Forum was held on March 28, 2008 at the Getty Villa, Malibu, CA 

 

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Program

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Introduction

Opening remarks 
David Bomford, Associate Director for Collections, J. Paul Getty Museum 

 

Presentations

Isolation Systems at the J. Paul Getty Museum 
BJ Farrar and David Armendariz, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA


Metal Smithing Techniques for Mountmaking 
Peter Schilling, Harvard University Art Museums, Boston, MA


Working with People Real and Fabricated: Complexities and Solutions for Mannequins with Mounted Accessories at the National Museum of the American Indian
Shelly Uhlir, National Museum of the American Indian, Washington D.C.


Mount Receiving Mechanisms for Safe and Graceful Object Installation
Jamie Hascall, New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, Santa Fe, NM


Cast Bronze Mounts for Temporary Exhibitions 
Mark Mitton and Adrienne Pamp, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA


Study and Display Mount for Ur Lyre 
Howard Clemenko, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.


The Application of Dense Foam in the Reconstruction of an Etruscan Chariot 
Frederick Sager, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY


Mounts at Winterthur 
Kathan Lynch, Winterthur Museum, Wilmington, DE


A Mountmaker’s Guide to the Seattle Art Museum Expansion 
Jack Mackey and Gordon Lambert, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA


Organizing and Preparing Mounts for A Museum-wide Renovation and Re-installation 
James Storm, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI


A Mountmaker’s Solutions for the New Denver Art Museum Addition 
Steve Osborne, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO 
 

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