Publications & Presentations

Select Publications produced at the Indianapolis Museum of Art

Kubick, Laura and Jennifer Giaccai. A Comparative Study of Protective Coatings for Marble Sculpture. American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works Annual Meeting Objects Specialty Group Postprints, Albuquerque, NM, 2012. Forthcoming publication.

McCoy, Richard. “No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation”, Art21 blog.

Miller, David A. “Conservation of an Altarpiece by Bastiano Mainardi,” pp. 72-93. Bastiano Mainardi: Painter of Altarpieces in Renaissance Tuscany; Indianapolis Museum of Art, 2011.

McCoy, Richard. "Collaborating in the Public's Domain", CeROArt, 2009.

Alig, Dorothy Stites, Julie Randolph and Amanda Holden. “Texture / Color / Surface / Hand – Development in Loss Compensation for Textiles.” AIC News. Vol. 28, No. 3: May 2003.

Alig, Dorothy Stites, contributing author. “Vibrant Dancers: Egungun Costumes from Southwestern Nigeria.” Tales in the Textile; The Conservation of Flags and Other Symbolic Textiles. Compiled by Jan Vuori. Preprints of the North American Textile Conservation Conference: 2003.

Celenko, Theodore and Laura Reutter. Art and Technology: Africa and Beyond. Indianapolis Museum of Art: 1995.

Krause, Martin and Linda Witkowski. Walt Disney’s “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs:” An Art in Its Making. Hyperion: New York, 1994..

Mailand, Harold F. and Dorothy Stites Alig. Preserving Textiles: A Guide for the Non-Specialist. Indianapolis Museum of Art: 1999.

Merz-Le, Liisa, contributing author. “Natural Resin Varnishes: Damar.” Varnishes and Surface Coatings, Vol. 1. Wendy Sammet, compiler. AIC Paintings Group: 1998.

Miller, David A. "Conservation Laboratory Techniques and Conservator's Report," Perceptions, Vol. 1 (1981), pp. 23-33. Indianapolis Museum of Art. Study of the authenticity of the Museum's paintings attributed to Rembrandt.

Miller, David A. "Conservation of Neo-Impressionist Paintings," The Aura of Neo-Impressionism: The W. J. Holliday Collection, pp. 29-31. Exhibition catalogue written by Ellen Wardwell Lee, Indianapolis Museum of Art; Indiana University Press, 1983.

Miller, David A. "Genesis and Metamorphosis: Materials and Techniques," Richard Pousette-Dart, pp. 168-177. Exhibition catalogue by Robert Hobbs and Joanne Kuebler; Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1990.

Miller, David A. and Ocon, Noelle. “Spray Varnishing Equipment,” Paintings Conservation Catalogue, Volume I, pp. 237-248. The Paintings Specialty Group of the AIC; The American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, 1998.

Miller, David A. “The Conservation of a Madonna and Child by Giovanni Bellini and His Workshop,” pp. 152-159. Giovanni Bellini and the Art of Devotion; Indianapolis Museum of Art, 2004.

O'Connell, Christina Milton. 2007. "Modern Paints Uncovered." /Symposium in London May 16-19, 2006, edited by Thomas Learner, Patricia Smithen, Jay Krueger, and Michael Schilling. P. 287-288. Getty Conservation institute, Tate, National Gallery of Art.

IMA Blog

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