9/11 Museum designer still ‘deeply moved’

9/11 Museum designer still ‘deeply moved’

Some of the exhibits include the slurry wall, a retaining wall built to hold back the Hudson River; a portion of the north tower; a fire truck that was destroyed when the north tower collapsed; an elevator motor; victims’ shoes; and remnants of wallets.

Keep it Moving? Conserving Kinetic Art
Proceedings from a meeting organized by the GCI, the ICOM-CC Modern Materials and Contemporary Art Working Group, and Museum del Novcento
Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy, June 30–July 2, 2016
Professionals responsible for conserving contemporary art are in the midst of rethinking the concept of authenticity and solving the dichotomy often felt between original materials and functionality of the work of art. The contrast is especially acute with kinetic art when a compromise between the two often seems impossible. The fifteen essays and eight posters in this online publication present the latest research and scholarship on the topic.
Available here as a free downloadable PDF.

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