Contemporary Art vs. Ethnographic Objects

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Art History 387 Conservation: This 4 page double spaced essay (bibliography included) discusses the similarities and differences in conserving modern art, contemporary art, and ethnographic material culture in order to understand the way in which a conservator approaches the process of conservation.

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Taylor 1Loss CompensationAccording to the American Institute for Conservations Code of Ethics (VI),The conservation professional must strive to select methods and materials that, tothe best of current knowledge, do not adversely affect cultural property for its futureexamination, scientific investigation, treatment, or function. Keeping this in mind,conservators make decisions concerning the compensation of lacunae, (the missingparts of the object) in such a way as to avoid negative impact on future examination,balance its physical and aesthetic needs, and respect its life history and intendedappearance.The first of these intentions in exemplified by the work done on the Egyptiansarcophagus our class examined. Upon close examination, it was clear that there wassome loss towards the foot of the coffin, which the conservator decided to fill For suchan ornate artifact,
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