The Modern and Contemporary Art Research Initiative is a multifaceted, long-term venture focused on the many and varied conservation needs of modern and contemporary art. With the myriad of new materials and technologies being utilized by artists, the lack of established conservation treatments, and complex potential conflicts between an artist's concept and the physical aging of works of art, conserving modern and contemporary art is widely recognized as having some of the most difficult and pressing challenges in the field. Read More
Getty Conservation Institute Council.
Initiative last updated: January 2015